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James Thomas

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,151,L,80
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Community Contributions

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

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