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Thomas Thompson, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 27 May 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 49 (26)
||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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Anonymous on 14th June, 2012 wrote:
Thomas was convicted at the Stafford Assizes 1837 of assault and highway robbery. Life transportation sentence to van Diemen’s Land. Departed on the ‘Recovery’ from Downs 27 May 1837, arrived 8 Oct 1837. Gaol report -bad. Single. Convict no. 70416. Ticket of Leave 21 Oct 1845. Conditional Pardon 19 Jan 1847.
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