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life span was 55 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2012 wrote:
James Thomas was convicted at Dublin City on 30/09/1843 for stealing cloth. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Cadet’ 1844.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd January, 2013 wrote:
Gaol Report: very well conducted.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very good & attentive. Deckhand.
Aged 30yrs; Roman Catholic; shoemaker; 5’4”; read & write; brown hair; brown eyes; fresh complexion; stout; single man.
Native Place: Dublin.
Uncles: James & Thomas (at Native Place)
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Broadmarsh, 15mths. Emerged from Gang 24/11/1845.
Several records of misconduct (see above link in Archives, for details)
Assignments at Tunbridge, Bagdad, Jerusalem, Brighton.
Ticket of Leave 15/05/1849
Free Certificate 03/12/1850
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2012 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1813, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime