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Thomas Satchell

Thomas Satchell, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Satchell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 24th August, 1845
Age: 34 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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 220
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

D Wong on 17th September, 2018 wrote:

13/1/1840 Sherborne Mercury Dorset, England:
Thomas Satchell, for stealing a ewe sheep, the property of William Walford—Transported for life.

Brother William Satchell was also on board, charged with the same crime.

Thomas was listed as 30 years old on arrival; born near Briston, Somersetshire.

Thomas was 5’2” tall, dark brown hair, and whiskers, dark complexion, blue eyes, illiterate, married - wife Louisa at native place, 2 children.

Father: Thomas, at native plae.
Brothers: John, James, William (on board)
Sisters: Mary, Ann.

21/9/1843: 1st term of Probation expired.

13/3/1844: Assigned to J. & E. Geiss, Mount Nassau (William was also assigned to the same master).

24/8/1845: Thomas died at Browns River, Tas.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 14th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811, date of death 1845, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 17th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 24th August, 1845 (prev. 1845)

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