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Thomas Rigby, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 175 (88)
||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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D Wong on 20th September, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Rigby was 27 years old on arrival in VDL. He was convicted, along with Walter Wightwick (many different spellings/Witick/Whittick/Wrightwick) also on the Caledonia and Walter’s father, John (Arab 1822) for stealing wearing apparel and other items.
Thomas’s native place was Walsall, he was married, wife and 2 children at native place, and he was 5’3 1/2” tall, brown eyes and hair, right forefinger crippled.
1830: Transported to Maria Island.
1833: Transported to Port Arthur.
1835: Public Works
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 20th September, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1794, gender, occupation, crime