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Thomas Owen

Thomas Owen, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Owen
Aliases: William
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 1859
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 254 London England Baptisms, Marriages & Burials 1538-1812: St Olaves Marriage Registers for 1778 (Ancestry.com)
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

Margaret Jones on 15th February, 2013 wrote:

Thoams was born in 1782 at Bermondsey, London, England. His parents were James Owen, a brewer & Eleanor Williams. The parents were married atSt Olaves, Southwark, Surrey. Thoams had three sisters: Eleanor (b. 1779); Elizabeth (b. 1784) & Amelia (b. 1808) & one brother unnamed (b. 1790)

Helen Pearce on 1st June, 2017 wrote:

Wife Elizabeth and children joined him in 1820

Convict Changes History

Margaret Jones on 15th February, 2013 made the following changes:

source, gender, occupation, crime

Helen Pearce on 1st June, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: William, date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1859 (prev. 0000)

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