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Thomas Rant

Thomas Rant, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Rant
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1859
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Norfolk Norwich Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 155 (79)
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

Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Rant, 19, was indicted along with Joseph Kelf and Dennis Greenfield for stealing a quantity of plate and other items from John Lowden of Heigham.  They were all found guilty and sentenced to death.

1843: TOL Maitland
10/7/1848: CP

1859: Thomas died at Dubbo, District of Coonabarabran, aged 45.

No Marriage or children on the NSW BDM.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1859-00-00, gender m

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