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Thomas Riggs

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Riggs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 133 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4014]; Microfiche: 671) and COF Butts (NRS 12210)
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2018 wrote:

Convict Indents: age 45, can read and write, Protestant, Married with 2 children, Trade: Ploughman and reaper, Offence: Ass. R (hard to read, could be assault and robbery), Tried: Tipperary, 7 years, convicted: March 1828.

Certificate of Freedom No.35/437 dated 23 April 1835, prisoner’s No.29/18, Native Place: County Kilkenny, Trade: Laborer, Offence: Felony of [?], Year of Birth: 1785

Application to Marry granted 9 February 1841, Mary Mullan (aged 42, ship Margaret 1840), to Thos Riggs (aged 56, ship Governor Ready, Free)

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Archives NSW (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4014]; Microfiche: 671) and COF Butts (NRS 12210) (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Riggs, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1783, date o

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 1783)

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