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Thomas Powell

Thomas Powell, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Powell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 13th June, 1873
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 5th July, 1820
Arrival date: 17th November, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 339 (171)
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

Nell Murphy on 8th April, 2016 wrote:

Assignments in Colony of VDL.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Free by Servitude.

1831: Stealing 24 sheep, New Town, VDL. Committed for trial. Convicted. Sentenced to be hanged but commuted to Life transportation.
1834: Disobedience of orders. Reprimanded. Port Arthur.
1837: Having a pr of boots in his possession. Reprimanded. Port Arthur.
1840: On Ticket of Leave. Indecency. Discharged.
1841: Absent from Muster. Admonished.
1843: Recommended for a Conditional Pardon. Gazetted 1845.
1873: Died at Port Arthur.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 8th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 13th June, 1873 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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