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Thomas Parker

Thomas Parker, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Parker
Aliases: Savage, William (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1835
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Huntindon, Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Clara
Departure date: 19th March, 1857
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1857
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 211 (107)
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

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 18/07/1855.

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 wrote:

Thomas was 19 years old when convicted and 22 years old on arrival in WA.

Thomas was single, semi literate, protestant, 5’2 3/4” tall, sandy hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, cut on left forefinger.

6/6/1861: TOL
3/10/1872: CP at Swan.

Known areas: Perth, Dongara.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, alias1: Savage, William (alias) (prev. Savage, William (Alias)), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 5th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1835 (prev. 0000), occupation

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