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Bishop Thompson, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 125 (64)
||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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Maureen Withey on 4th July, 2020 wrote:
On Wednesday last were fully committed to the City Gaol, by C. Weston, jun. Esq. Mayor, Bishop Tompson and Charles Barwick, charged with stealing five spotted silk handkerchiefs, the property of Ann and Margaret Serjeant, in St. Andrew’s.
Norfolk Chronicle, 14 Nov 1789.
Bishop Thompson and Charles Barwick, for stealing five spotted silk handkerchiefs, were capitally convicted, and received sentence of death; but were afterwards reprieved.
Stamford Mercury, 6 Aug 1790.
On Saturday Bishop Thompson and Charles Barwick, the former 14, the latter ? years of age, were committed to Bridewell for further examination, by Charles Weston, Esq
Bury and Norwich Post, 11 Nov 1789.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 4th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1775 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime