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Albert Thomas Skipworth

Albert Thomas Skipworth, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 27 May 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Albert Thomas Skipworth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 1879
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Elphinstone
Departure date: 27th May, 1837
Arrival date: 2nd October, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 61 (32)
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

Anonymous on 27th May, 2012 wrote:

In UK married to Elizabeth Penson, had quite a few children. ?? married again in Australia ??.
He still has a living descendant in Australia and others in Lincolnshire U

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1879-00-00, gender m

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