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Caroline Thompson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 22 January 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 18. 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 11th April, 2019 wrote:
Caroline THOMPSON/COOPER was convicted at Manchester, England on 25 June 1845 for stealing a watch. Previous conviction. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship “Emma Eugenia” arriving 5 June 1846.
Aged 24 yrs; nurse girl & housemaid; 4’7 1/2” height; pale complexion; brown hair; lt grey/blue eyes; can read & write; Protestant.
Native place of birth: Manchester, England.
Record states her proper name is “Caroline COOPER”.
Brother: John, went to Sydney abt 7 yrs ago
Colony of VDL:
6 mths Probation Period
Clear Conduct Record
1850: Employed by Thomas Aherne, Harrington St. Hobart.
25 June 1850: Ticket of Leave granted
13 July 1852: Conditional Pardon approved
APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO MARRY:
15 Sept 1848: Caroline THOMPSON per “Emma Eugenia” to John CAMPBELL per “Royal Sovereign”
8 Oct 1848 - Caroline THOMPSON, aged 28 yrs, spinster to John CAMPBELL, aged 27 yrs, labourer at Parish Church, Bothwell, VDL. (ref. 37/1/7 no. 1417)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 11th April, 2019 made the following changes:
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