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Morgan Thomas

Morgan Thomas, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Morgan Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Quarryman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Glamorgan Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th November, 1835
Arrival date: 21st February, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 203 (104). Tasmanian Archives.
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

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:

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