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Thomas Nichols

Thomas Nichols, one of 156 convicts transported on the Maria, 26 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Nichols
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 6th April, 1882
Age: 90 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Possessing a forged note
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Maria
Departure date: 26th July, 1820
Arrival date: 1st December, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 156 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Records Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 347 (175)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Geoff Wallis on 3rd October, 2012 wrote:

He married Mary Ann VINCENT on 16 Nov 1823, at St David’s Church, Hobart

Place of death: Oatlands, Tasmania

Convict Changes History

Geoff Wallis on 3rd October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1792, date of death 6th April, 1882, gender, crime

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