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Thomas Peacock

Thomas Peacock, one of 280 convicts transported on the Hougoumont, 10 October 1867

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Peacock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1840
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1921
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 20 years

Crime: Indecent behaviour
Convicted at: Scotland, Glasgow Circuit Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: Hougoumont
Departure date: 10th October, 1867
Arrival date: 9th January, 1868
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 256
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

Eric Harry Daly on 26th December, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Peacock
Convict No 9848
Ship Name Hougoumont
Ship Arrival Date 10 Jan 1868
Birth Date 1840
Marital Status Unmarried
Occupation labourer
Literacy illit
Religion Prot
Sentence Place Glasgow
Length of Sentence 20yrs
Crime incest & attempted incest
Ticket of Leave Date 6 Dec 1876
Certified Freedom Date 7 May 1886
Certified Freedom Place Williams
Known Areas Perth, Fremantle
Comments CR 1881. General servant, labourer

Trade: laborer
Height: 5.3 1/4
Age: 26
Trial Date: 1 May 1866
Sentence: 20 years
Hair: black
Eyes: brown
Face: round
Complexion: dark
Build: healthy
Remarks: none

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 26th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1840, date of death 1921, gender, occupation, crime

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