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Peter Thackray, one of 220 convicts transported on the Commodore Hayes, April 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th February, 1825
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 32
||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 31st January, 2018 wrote:
25/5/1822 Sheffield Independent South Yorkshire, England:
??Peter Thackray, for stealing a great coat:
Peter Thackray was listed as being 26 years old on arrival in VDL. His place of birth was Popplewell.
Gaol Report: Attempted to escape.
Hulk Report: Behaved badly - flogged.
Peter was 5’11” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, pockpitted, long scar middle of forehead, single.
Father: at Poppleton my N.P. a labourer.
2/11/1824: Hobart - Colonial Conviction:
3/12/1824 Hobart Town Gazette:
Richard Miller and Peter Thackray were tried for stealing, at Restdown, during midnight, on the 4th of October, in the house of Thomas Sharp, after putting him
in bodily fear, a musket, a brace of pistols, a cannister of gunpowder and another of shot, a basket of eggs, &c. the property of the said Thomas Sharp.
The prisoners at the time of this alleged depredation were absentees from the Penitentiary; and after many witnesses had been examined, by whom Thackray’s person was
identified, the Jury found him Guilty, but Acquitted Miller.
25/2/1825: Peter Thackray was executed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th February, 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime