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Thomas Prosser

Thomas Prosser, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Prosser
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 24th July, 1835
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 4th January, 1834
Arrival date: 9th May, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 262. Tasmanian Archives.
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 2nd February, 2019 wrote:

Thomas PROSSER was convicted at Hereford, England on 21 March 1833 for housebreaking. 14 yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: “very bad”. Hulk Report: “good”.  Brother Joseph also convicted with him and understood to have received a transportation sentence also.
Ship surgeon’s report: “well behaved”.

Married man, 2 children. Wife Catherine at Bristol.  (ref. noted on Convict records)

Colony of VDL:

Death:  24 July 1835 (ref. noted in Convict Conduct Record)

N.B. There are other convicts named Thomas Prosser at VDL.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 262. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 262), date of death: 2

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