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Thomas Simmons

Thomas Simmons, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Lyon, 29 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Simmons
Aliases: Simmonds
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 16th January, 1854
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: David Lyon
Departure date: 29th April, 1830
Arrival date: 18th August, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 358
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

D Wong on 4th April, 2015 wrote:

Lyn Francis (0) at 7:54pm, 4th April 2015 wrote of Thomas Simmonds:

Eyes - dark brown. Hair - dark brown. Various tattoos. Height - 5’ 5 1/2”. Protestant. Sent 2 trips to Port Arthur. Assigned to mr. Burnett 31/12/1835. Conditional pardon May 1842.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th April, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Simmonds

D Wong on 4th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th January, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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