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Thomas Stacey, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 259 (130)
||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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D Wong on 18th April, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Stacey was 19 years old when convicted at the Old Bailey for Feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Thomas Jefferson Holt at 2 in the morning with intent to steal goods and monies - sentenced to Death.
Thomas tried to escape within weeks of land and was put in irons on the Bathurst Road.
Thomas escaped from the iron gang and was in a robbery near Bathurst and was then sentenced to life at Norfolk Island.
Sept. 1834: Arried in Norfolk Island and was there for 20 years.
1851: Transferred to Hobart but was quite ill and sent to the Invalid Station at Impression Bay.
Thomas worked as a cook but was often back in hospital.
Jan. 1858: TOL
May 1860: CP
May 1864: Thomas died in hospital after 32 years in the Colony, all but 3 years being a prisoner.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1810, date of death 1864, gender, occupation, crime