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Thomas Shone, one of 200 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], August 1811
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
* Arrival date is estimated
31st March, 1812
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 195 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 51 (27). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 16th October, 2019 wrote:
Thomas SHONE was convicted at Salop, Shropshire, England. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Guildford’ 1812. Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the brig “Kangaroo” 1824.
VDL Colonial Secretary’s report: 21 July 1824 - “Thomas SHONE, holding a Conditional Pardon, about whom you enquire in your letter of 17th ult, was tried at Salop Assizes on 24th March 1810 and received sentence of 14 years”.
There were other convicts named “Shone” also living in VDL.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 16th October, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 51 (27). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 51 (27)), gender: