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Thomas Simes

Thomas Simes, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Simes
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 237 (120)
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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Anonymous on 1st October, 2011 wrote:

Thomas Simes married Honor Hinton on 23 June 1831 at Port Stephens NSW Australia after he gained his Ticket of Freedom granted 23 march 1831. He worked as a school teacher for the A.A. Company until October 1831 when he was removed from his position for improper behaviour. It seems he then went to Sydney and after had a long career as a comedian . Articles found concern the Royal Victoria Theatre where he played many parts. A Benefit Concert was given for his wife & family a short time before he died which occurred on the 19th October 1846.He held a Publicans license for the William The Fourth Hotel in Pitt Street Sydney. This was transferred to Daniel Rogers in December 1846. The transferer being Honor Simes his widow.

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