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Edward Thomas, one of 136 convicts transported on the Royal Charlotte, 18 November 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th January, 1828
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 225 (114)
||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 25th November, 2020 wrote:
NSW Gov. State Archives Records Convicts Index list him as on the ‘Princess Charlotte’ as does his hand written death entry in the Convict Deaths book.
Ancestry Convict Indents, also list him as on the ‘Princess Charlotte’ but at the top of the page it says ‘Royal Charlotte’.
**There was no voyage for the Princess Charlotte that arrived in 1825**.
Edward Thomas was convicted at Shrewsbury/Salop assizes on 11/8/1824.
Native Place: Stockport.
Occupation: Machine maker.
Edward was 25 years old, 5’5½” tall, pale pockpitted complexion, brown hair, blueish grey eyes, well.
Assigned to Carters Barracks.
28/1/1828: Convict Death Register - Edward Thomas died in the District/Parish of St James, Sydney. Aged 25?? Listed as on the Princess Charlotte 1825.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th November, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th January, 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime