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Morgan Thomas, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 203 (104). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2018 wrote:
Thomas MORGAN was convicted at Glamorgan, Wales for Highway Robbery on 26 Feb 1835. one previous offence for vagrancy. Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Asia’ arriving 1835. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “very well behaved”.
Single man; aged 28 yrs; quarryman & miner; 5’8 1/4” height;
Native place of birth: nr Brecknock, Wales.
Work assignments in the Colony.
5 April 1844: Ticket of Leave granted.
26 Jan 1847: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 203 (104). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 203 (104)), da