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Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 487 (244)
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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Dianne Jones on 30th April, 2021 wrote:

CRIME: Stealing pork, according to his NSW Convict Indents record. However, his Bedfordshire jail record lists his crime as housebreaking, as below:

Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service, Bedfordshire Gaol Register for Thomas Taylor:

Record ID: 4519
Commital Year: 1830
Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/1
ID in Reference Doc: 124
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Complexion: Fresh
Residence(town/village): Silsoe
Residence(county): Bedfordshire
Offence: House Breaking
Committed By: Rev.G.Cardale
When Committed: 15/06/1830
Trial Type: Summer Assizes 1830
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: 7 Years Transportation
How Disposed: Delivered on board the Retribution hulk at Sheerness
Discharge Date: 01/09/1830

Dianne Jones on 30th April, 2021 wrote:

1833, 19 April: On arrival in NSW, Thomas Taylor was listed as 29, a farm servant, Protestant and married with three children. He could not read or write. He had been convicted at Bedford on 22 Jul 1830 (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 30th April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Dianne Jones on 30th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), occupation

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