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Thomas Porter

Thomas Porter, one of 200 convicts transported on the Morley, 05 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York (Leeds Boro') Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 5th August, 1829
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 149 (77)
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

Maureen Withey on 18th January, 2021 wrote:

Hulk Reports. Chatham Hulks.
HO-9-1 2 page 8.
Gaolers’ report.
Thomas Porter, page 104, Convicted three times before. Character, connections, very bad.

HO-9-1 3 page 40/44
Thomas Porter was one of several prisoners received from York Castle on 28th May 1829.
Thomas Porter, age 16, Stealing worsted stuff (2nd conviction), tried at Leeds Q. Sess 4 May 1829, 14 years, NSW 30 July 1829.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th January, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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