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Joseph Thomas

Joseph Thomas, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Petre, 03 July 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 27th February, 1905
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Lord Petre
Departure date: 3rd July, 1843
Arrival date: 15th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 237 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 353 (178)
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

Daryl Hannant on 5th December, 2018 wrote:

My wife’s Great Great Grandfather.
Married Isabella Keylock 2/9/1851, had 12 children.

D Wong on 5th December, 2018 wrote:

Details on Joseph are available at:

Convict Changes History

Daryl Hannant on 5th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th February, 1905 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

D Wong on 5th December, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

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