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Thomas Perkins

Thomas Perkins, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Perkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th January, 1823
Occupation: Constable
Date of Death: 17th October, 1917
Age: 94 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Anson
Departure date: 23rd September, 1843
Arrival date: 4th February, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 498 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 469 (216)
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

Richard M Perkins on 5th August, 2012 wrote:

Entered the Police Force and was promoted through the ranks to Chief Constable of Longford and then Evandale. Retired as Superintendent of Police at Bothwell on 31 March 1896 and return to Evandale.

Convict Changes History

Richard M Perkins on 5th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823-01-27, date of death 1917-10-17, gender m

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