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Thomas Thorpe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Thorpe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Samuel Boddington
Departure date: 23rd September, 1845
Arrival date: 18th January, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 60 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th April, 2014 wrote:

Thomas Thorpe was convicted at Dublin City 18/06/1845 for stealing a pr of trousers. Four previous convictions. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Samuel Boddington’ arriving 18/01/1846.
Ship Surgeon Report: orderly

Aged 14yrs; single; Roman Catholic; 4’8 1/4”; labourer; can read & write; fair complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th April, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Thorpe, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1831, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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