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John Tonks, one of 158 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 July 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
25th July, 1827
30th November, 1827
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 157 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 240. Tasmanian Archives
||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 Tonks was convicted at Middlesex, London on 15 Feb 1827 for stealing sugar. Previous convictions. 7yr transportation sentence.
Gaol Report: had been in Newgate Prison before
Hulk Report: orderly
Stated he last lived with his father - John Tonks.
Single man, Protestant.
No entries on his Conduct Record
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th May, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 240. Tasmanian Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 240), gender: m, crime