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Thomas Peasland

Thomas Peasland, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Peasland
Aliases: Peisley
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 301 (152)
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

D Wong on 2nd October, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Peasland was 22 years old when convicted, and was 5’8 1/2” tall, fair to sallow complexion, black hair and hazel eyes.  His occupation was a “Farm Manager/Labourer”.

20/1/1826: COF
21/12/1826 & 5/12/1828: COF renewed.

25/1/1830: Thomas married Elizabeth Clayton, born at sea aboard “Minstrel 1811” and died 29/12/1856 at Bathurst.  They had 9 children.

Thomas changed his named to “Peisley”.

C 1848: Thomas was charged with stealing a pure bred bull owned by Mr W Icely, he was found guilty and sentenced to 7 years hard labour.  He was sent to Cockatoo Island.

1851: TOL Yass.

No date of death for Thomas.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd October, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1798, gender, occupation, crime

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