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Thomas Turner

Thomas Turner, one of 148 convicts transported on the England, 28 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Farrier
Date of Death: 26th April, 1834
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: England
Departure date: 28th April, 1826
Arrival date: 18th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 147 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 20
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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Maureen Withey on 26th January, 2021 wrote:

Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4011]; Microfiche: 662
Thomas Turner, per Ship: England, 1826.
Details: Thomas Turner age 23. Farrier and horse breaker. Tried at Maidstone 27 March 1826. Sentenced to transportation for life for receiving stolen poultry. Note - died at Segenhoe in 1834.

Convict Death Register.
Thomas Turner, per England, 26/4/1834. District: Segenhoe. H.C. Sempill.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; England - 1826
Indent No; 27
Name; Thomas Turner
Age; 23
Reads, Protestant, Single
Offence; Receiving Poultry
Trial; Maidstone - 27 March 1823 - Life [3 previous convictions]
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/4 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Remarks; DIED 1834

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th April, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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