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Joseph Thomas

Joseph Thomas, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Shop boy
Date of Death: 6th November, 1876
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 15 (9)
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

Elizabeth Janson on 2nd April, 2012 wrote:

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He was granted a pardon for having apprehended 14 runaways in the district of Bathurst on 31 March 1828.
He married Lydia Hart on 23 Aug 1830. She left him and he had children with two wives whose names we do not know.
He died 6 Nov 1876, described as a Northcote, Victoria, storekeeper and his will names three children, Sophia Levy Atkinson, wife of Mr Atkinson of Brighton, Joseph William Thomas who married Christina Grouney, and Mary Julia Thomas.
He is buried in the Atkinson family grave, Brighton Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Janson on 2nd April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800-00-00, date of death 1876-11-06, gender m

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