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Thomas Sinclair

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Sinclair
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Annotated Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 6th September, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that Thomas Sinclair was 18 years old.  He could read; religion Protestant; status single and a native of County Antrim.  He was a town labourer.  Thomas was convicted of stealing clothes on 16 October 1835 at Antrim and sentenced to 7 years.  He had one prior conviction and served 3 months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 5 inches; complexion ruddy and little pock pitted; hair light sandy brown and eyes grey. Transport number 4.  Prisoner number 36-1809.
Received Ticket of Leave in 1840 (number 40/2254).  Received certificate of freedom in 1843 (number 43/315).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 6th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Annotated Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Sinclair, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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