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Thomas Tucker

Thomas Tucker, one of 276 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 April 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Tucker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Sweep
Date of Death: 1842
Age: 19 years

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 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 25th April, 1840
Arrival date: 6th August, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 275 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 183 (93)
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

D Wong on 17th September, 2018 wrote:

Sherborne Mercury Dorset, England
13 Jan 1840:
Thomas Tucker, a chimneysweep, was found guilty of having stolen a £5 note and a watch from the dwelling-house of John Sheppard, of Leighton Bussard.  To be transported for ten years.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 7th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823, date of death 1842, gender, occupation, crime

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