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John Thomas, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th January, 1837
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 368
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Name; John Thomas. Age; 16 
Unable to Read or write. Single,
Native County; Bristol
Trade; Blacksmiths Boy
Offence; House Breaking
Trial; Burgwater?, 18 Aug 1827 - Life - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Ruddy p. pitted
Assigned; Robert Scott, Hunters River
Additional Remarks; DIED in General Hospital Sydney 7 January 1837
Maureen Withey on 8th April, 2021 wrote:
Convicts Index, 1791-1873.
John Thomas, Countess of Harcourt, 1828. Ticket of Leave, 46/362. District, Queanbeyan; Tried, Glamorgan GS.
John Thomas, Countess of Harcourt, 1828. Conditional Pardon, 20 Sep 1850. 50/708.
THERE WERE 2 CONVICTS CALLED JOHN THOMAS ON THIS SHIP.
I think Penny-Lynn’s previous contribution applies to the other John Thomas, who was convicted at Bridgewater, Somerset Assizes, in August 1827.
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th January, 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime