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Thomas Sharpe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Sharpe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 1819
Arrival date*: 30th July, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Irish Convict Database. Colonial Secretary Index. Convicts Index 1791- 1873.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database.
Thomas Sharpe,  age 25, Minerva I (2) 1819, Tried at Wexford Co., 1818, 7 years, DOB, 1794, native of Wexford, Labourer.


Colonial Secretary Index.

SHARPE, Thomas. Per “Minerva”, 1819.

1823 Jan 20 - On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.31, 384-5)

1824 Jun 26 - Prisoner at Port Macquarie. Claiming a mistake in recorded date of his trial (Reel 6069; 4/1817 p.51). Reply, 27 Jul (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.168)

Thomas married Lydia Clarkson, Brothers 1827.

Convicts Index 1791- 1873.
Lydia Clarkson, per Brothers 1827, Certificate of Freedom, Date: 12 Jan 1833.  Wife of Thomas Sharpe, per Minerva, 1819, fbs, (as stated on her C.F.)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database. Colonial Secretary Index. Convicts Index 1791- 1873. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Sharpe, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gen

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