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Thomas Parker, one of 190 convicts transported on the Egyptian, 05 April 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||16th November, 1886
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 17 (10)
||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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Anonymous on 23rd April, 2012 wrote:
Thomas (Police No: 1520) was the son on convict John Parker (the elder) 35-2797 transported on "Mary Ann", 1835, brother of Ambrose, convict No: 36-135 and John (the younger)- convict No: 36-134 both transported on board "John Barry" 1836, also brother William, transported to VDL on board "Aurora" in 1835.
Thomas was 14 years old when convicted. He was held on board the hulk "Euryalus" at Chatham until he reached the age of 15.
He boarded the "Egyptian" during April 1839.
His gaol report stated his character was ‘bad’. His hulk report stated his character was ‘good’. The surgeon’s report stated that he was ‘rather stupid but well behaved quiet & good disposition’.
Body marks: J P left arm sun sailor bottle glass right arm.
Eyes: Hazel Grey
Height: 4 ft 7 in
Ticket of Leave: 18 October 1843 - Tasmania.
Thomas eventually made his way to N.S.W. then to Cowra and was reunited with his elder brother Ambrose. They both worked at "Jerula" property at Cowra N.S.W.
Thomas died 16 November 1886 at Pipe Clay Creek and was buried at "Jerula".
His brother Ambrose is also buried on the same property.
Thomas did not marry.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 23rd April, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1886-11-16, gender m