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Thomas Shinfield

Thomas Shinfield, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Shinfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
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: No details
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 13 (8)
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

Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:

Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/2   1821
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folios 16-17 and 29-31: Thomas Shenfield, aged 19, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, pain of the head and inclination to vomit and faintness, skin and pulse natural, tongue clean; put on sick list 5 May 1821, discharged 17 June 1821.

Maureen Withey on 15th February, 2020 wrote:

The Monitor (Sydney) 1 Jun 1827.
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom, during the last Week ; viz.—
Adamant—Thomas Skinfield.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th May, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Ticket of Leave Date: 10 MAY 1827 . No; 27/493

Native Place: LYNN
Date Of Trial: 11 APRIL 1820
Complexion: SALLOW
Height; 5 FT 3 INCHES
Eyes; GREY

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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