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Thomas Trigger

Thomas Trigger, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Trigger
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 9th April, 1801
Occupation: Brassfounder
Date of Death: 1st June, 1834
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 4th January, 1834
Arrival date: 9th May, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 269 (136)
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

Margaret Mcdonald on 10th February, 2017 wrote:

He left behind, a wife and 6 children.
Information taken from Ancestry.com

Convict Changes History

Margaret Mcdonald on 10th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 9th April, 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st June, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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