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Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith, one of 168 convicts transported on the Mary, 15 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 15th December, 1829
Arrival date: 10th April, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 256
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th August, 2021 wrote:

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
No; 1111
Height; 5 Ft 8 in
Hair; Black
Eyes; Grey
Age; 23 [1807]
Trade; Ploughman
Native Place; Gedney, Lincoln

Conduct Record;-
No; 1111
Name; Thos. Smith
Ship; Mary - 9 April 1830
Trial; Lincoln - 1 Aug 1829 - 14
Transported for “Burgulary”
Goal Report; Very Bad Character
Noted against name; DIED; in H. M. Col. Hospital. 10 July 1830

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters - Year 1830
No; 1111
Name; Thomas Smith
Ship; Mary
Remarks;  DIED; 10 July 1830

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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