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Hugh Thomas, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sarah, 29 November 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th September, 1839
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 405 (205). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st February, 2014 wrote:
Hugh Thomas was convicted for housebreaking at Carnarvon Assizes on 16/03/1836. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Sarah’ arriving 29/03/1837.
Gaol Report: well behaved
Hulk Report: Good.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good
Aged 29yrs; single; farm labourer; 5’9”; native place - Anglesea.
Died at H.M. Colonial Hospital Hobart, Tasmania on 06/09/1839. Aged 32yrs. Buried 14/09/1839. Registration is under name “Thomson”.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st February, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 405 (205). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 405