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Thomas Sanderson

Thomas Sanderson, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 12 November 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Sanderson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th April, 1814
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 13th August, 1860
Age: 46 years

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: Stealing a gown etc.
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sess.
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 12th November, 1838
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 379 (191)
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

Elenor Chambers on 7th March, 2017 wrote:

Married Hannah/Anna Bowley 7 sep 1846 Dapto NSWBDM/V657 31C   He died Drayton Toowoomba. Qld Trove NLA Newspapers 21 Aug 1860

cheryl alldridge on 4th June, 2018 wrote:

7 Sep 1846 married at School House Woolloongong, New South Wales to Hannah Bowley.
8 Sep 1847 Illawara, NSW, Ticket of Leave
1847-1859 Wollongong, NSW, Seven Children born
13 Aug 1860 death certificate states cause from falling off horse.

cheryl alldridge on 4th June, 2018 wrote:

Last child born 1859 in Queensland at Callandoon.

Convict Changes History

Elenor Chambers on 7th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 13th August, 1860 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

cheryl alldridge on 4th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th April, 1814 (prev. 0000), occupation

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