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Thomas Rush

Thomas Rush, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Rush
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Waterman
Date of Death: 1854
Age: 50 years

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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/22, page 188). UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4008; Microfiche: 648). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 119 (61)
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

Leane Lawrence on 28th April, 2020 wrote:

Died 1854

Iris Dunne on 29th April, 2020 wrote:

Criminal Registers: Trial July 1821, Surrey, Offence Larceny, Sentence 7 years

Prison Hulk ship Leviathan moored at Portsmouth, Received 12 Sep. 1821, aged 17, Transferred 10 Nov 1821

Indents: conviction 17 Aug. 1821

Convict Changes History

Leane Lawrence on 28th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 29th April, 2020 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/22, page 188). UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4008; Microfiche: 648). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page

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