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Thomas Stopford, one of 250 convicts transported on the Surrey, 16 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 34. Tasmanian Archives- convicts - Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-27,260,204,L,80; Permission to marry.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th December, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Stopford was convicted at Chesire on 18/10/1841 for stealing a pocket knife and book. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Surrey’, arriving 11/08/1842.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: orderly
Aged 20yrs; shoemaker; Protestant; 5’2 1/4”; Native Place - Cheddale; fair complexion; brown hair; blue eyes.
Brothers: Samuel, John & William
Assignments in Colony. Extra time added to sentence for misconduct.
Married Bridget McMahon (transported on ‘Earl Grey’) on 25/06/1851 (ref. 503/1851-37)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th December, 2013 made the following changes:
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