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John Thomas, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Bristol City and County Quarter Sessions
28th April, 1843
28th August, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 295 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 283 (143)
||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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D Wong on 23rd January, 2018 wrote:
16/4/1842 Bristol Times and Mirror Bristol, England:
Charles Warlock, Jeremiah Taylor, and John Thomas, were indicted for stealing a ham and two pieces of bacon, the property of William Whittread.
Jeremiah Taylor arrived per ‘Cressy 1843’ to VDL. Charles Warlock/Worlock arrived per ‘Earl Grey’ 1843.
John Thomas was listed as 22 years old on arrival. He was born in Bristol.
John was 5’6½” tall, fair complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, J on inside of right arm, scar on each finger of right hand, 3 scars on right thumb, scar on left jaw, reads, single, protestant.
Sister: Marian - at native place.
27/10/1861: At Cascades.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime