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Thomas Townsend

Thomas Townsend, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Townsend
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 525 (264). UK, Convict Prison Hulks, Registers (Class: HO9; Piece: 9)
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

Alan D Douglas on 14th November, 2018 wrote:

lived in Standlake Oxon Stole fish Married to Lucy Green   father Robt mother Elizabeth Butler

Iris Dunne on 14th November, 2018 wrote:

Prison Hulk Ship York (No.6732), moored in Portsmouth, Convicted: 16 July 1828 in Oxford, Aged 30, Date received: 24 July 1828, Offence: Stealing 27 pounds in money, How Disposed Of: 10 November 1828 NSW - named Thos Townsend

Convict Changes History

Alan D Douglas on 14th November, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 14th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 525 (264). UK, Convict Prison Hulks, Registers (Class: HO9; Piece: 9) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Numbe

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