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Thomas Stacey

Thomas Stacey, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Stacey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1864
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 259 (130)
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 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

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