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James Thomas

James Thomas, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 70 years

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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 302
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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 13th April, 2013 wrote:

James Thomas was 26 years old on arrival in NSW.

20/4/1831:Labourer from Yorkshire, sentenced to 14 days Solitary Confinement by the Maitland Bench for insubordination.  Discharged to private service of F Allman of 4/5/1831.

29/11/1832: Assigned to Huston Mitchell, Maitland.
25/3/1834: TOL Maitland.
1837: TOL Holder, Maitland. Age 40
28/3/1838: TOL Passport, Maitland Bench.
24/4/1839: TOL cancelled for dishonest conduct.
1839: TOL Campbelltown.
1844: TOL Picton.
20/12/1848: CP

5/3/1836: Married Mary Daley (Andromeda).  They had 7 children, 5 boys and 2 girls.

James selected land at Narellen in the Camden district.

1862: James died aged 70.

BRETT FROST on 15th June, 2019 wrote:

born 26 june 1794 Bramham Yorkshire.
death april 1861 kiandra nsw

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1792, date of death 1862, gender, occupation, crime

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