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William Thomas

William Thomas, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 113 (58)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th August, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of St John, Launceston in the County of Cornwall, Port Dalrymple in the Year 1830
No; 120 [2308]
Name;    William Thomas
Abode; Launceston
When buried; 7 July 1830
Age; 30
Ship’s Name; Phoenix. F. S. Labourer
Quality or profession. EXECUTED; at Launceston.
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Chaplain

William Thomas - 30 June 1830 - Hanged at Launceston for the murder of John ‘Smutty Jack’ Warne

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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