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William Thompson

William Thompson, one of 146 convicts transported on the Andromeda, 16 October 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Thompson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1827
Age: 16 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northumberland (Town of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 16th October, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd February, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 146 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 104
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 22nd June, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of Hobart in the County of Buckingham in the Year 1827
No; 254
Name;  William Thompson  
Abode; Hobart Town
When buried; 27 April 1827
Age; 16 years [1811]
Ship’s Name; Andromeda
Quality or profession. Convict
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; W Bedford

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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