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Abraham Thacker

Abraham Thacker, one of 230 convicts transported on the Mount Stuart Elphinstone [Mount Stewart Elphinstone], 01 June 1849

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Thacker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th October, 1812
Occupation: Hotel owner
Date of Death: 9th November, 1863
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mount Stuart Elphinstone
Departure date: 1st June, 1849
Arrival date: 1st November, 1849
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 63 (33)
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

Sylvia Payne on 8th September, 2015 wrote:

He married Ann Elizabeth Tisdell on 23/1/1841. 4 children were born in England and then 2 were born here when Ann arrived in Australia.

D Wong on 29th July, 2016 wrote:

Abraham was transported for ‘Postal Fraud”.

1/10/1856: TOL Moreton Bay.

9/11/1864: Abraham died at Maryborough, QLD.

Convict Changes History

Sylvia Payne on 8th September, 2015 made the following changes:

voyage, date of birth: 11th October, 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th November, 1863 (prev. 0000), occupation

D Wong on 29th July, 2016 made the following changes:

voyage, gender: m, crime

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