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Ann Thomas

Ann Thomas, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 411 (207)
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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Tony Beale on 3rd November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures From Chester reads single protestant convicted of stealing shirts. 5’ 0 3/4” fair pock pitted brown hair and brown eyes assigned to Copeland Lethbridge

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) View title info Thu 14 Jan 1830 Page 1 Classified Advertising
A LIST of WOMEN who lave received
REWARDS fiom the LADIES’ COMMITTEE of the FACTORY, since the last insertion of names in the Gazette ; Ann Thomas, 15 s.—1 year with Mrs.
R. C. Lethbridge, Parramatta

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 for Ann Thomas 23 per ship Competitor (2) marrying James Swansborough 31 per ship Surrey (4)

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Ann Thomas 34/1278 dated 29/11/1834 Allowed to stay in the prospect district. Cancelled due to keeping a house of ill fame per letter dated 18/8/1838

Ann Thomas in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 6/4/1838
Name: Ann Thomas. Master - Henry Shepherd
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1806
Age: 32
Arrival year: 1828
Arriving Vessel: Atlas 3
Spouse Name: William Littlewood Master - Edward Maxwell
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1790
Spouse Age: 48
Spouse Arrival Year: 1816
Spouse Vessel: Competitor
Marriage Year: Abt 1838
Application Date: 6 Apr 1838
Application Place: Narellan, New South Wales, Australia
Consent of both assignees still waiting
29/10/1838 Permission of masters gained and marriage allowed. Edward Maxwell said he would keep William Littlewood in his employ until he obtained his ToL. On this record She has the name Swansborough crossed out and also the word widow crossed out and replaced by spinster

Tony Beale on 3rd November, 2020 wrote:

The correct Ann Thomas information

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 3rd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Tony Beale on 3rd November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years (prev. 7 years)

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