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Christopher Tomlinson

Christopher Tomlinson, one of 198 convicts transported on the Camden, 21 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Tomlinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm boy, labourer, selector
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft of boots
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Camden
Departure date: 21st March, 1831
Arrival date: 25th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 197 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 60
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

Veronica on 4th June, 2012 wrote:

when he stole the shoes he got caught and was sent to australia. He tried to escape the camp he as at but got caught and got 24 lashes he tried to escape again and got 36 lashes. After his seven year sentence was overhe was arested for theft n one knows what he stole and no one knows what happend after that.

Convict Changes History

Veronica on 4th June, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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