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Thomas Shepherd, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 222. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-40,262,182,L,80. Indent pg 53.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Shepherd was convicted at CCC, London on 11/05/1835 for stealing - a sovereign from a person. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Elphinstone’ 1836.
Hulk Report: indifferent
Ship Surgeon’s Report: diligent scholar
Single man; trade - pressman; 5’6 1/4”; dk complexion; age 22yrs; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: St. Giles, London.
Assignments in Colony:
1836 - Campbell Town
1838-1842 - Avoca
Ticket of Leave 11/09/1840
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st October, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1814, gender, crime