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Thomas Porter

Thomas Porter, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1832
Age: 22 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 213 (109)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2022 wrote:

1831 - Description List
Trade; Ploughman & Carter
Height; 5 ft 7 1/2 in
Age; 22 years.

1831 - Conduct Record
Indent No; 818
Trial; 5 January 1831
Transported for ” Stealing Geese”
Status; Single
DIED; Suddenly in the Service of Mr Allport on 3 May 1832. Vide Memo; P. S. 12 May 1832
1832 - Burials in the Parish of Greenponds
No; 15
Name; Thomas Porter
Abode; Brighton
When buried; 6 May 1832
Age; 22 years
Ship’s Name; Gilmore
Quality or profession. Labourer

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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