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John Toncks, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 469 (216)
||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 14th May, 2016 wrote:
John Toncks/Tonks was convicted at Warwick on 28 March 1843 for stealing a hat and wearing apparel. Previous offence. 10yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Anson’ arriving 4 Feb 1844.
Aged 24yrs; 5’6”; brass cock founder; single man; can read & write; Protestant.
Native place - Birmingham
Sisters: Louisa and Caroline
Station Gangs: Fingal and Deloraine
Various assigned work
Ticket of Leave 22 Jan 1850
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th May, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Tonks, date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime