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Thomas Vaughan

Thomas Vaughan, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Vaughan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 7th February, 1808
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: 15th April, 1880
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rioting
Convicted at: Glamorgan Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 255 (128)
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 29th April, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Vaughan was 21 years old when transported.

Thomas was involved in the Merthyr rising and found guilty of attacks on the houses of Thomas Williams and/or Thomas Lewis.

1840: TOL Goulburn
20/12/1848: CP

1843: Married Mary Ann Croker, Goulburn area.

Thomas’s father was Samuel and his mother was Mary.

1880: Thomas died at Bolong/Fullerton in the Goulburn area.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 7th February, 1808, date of death 5th April, 1880, gender, occupation, crime

Rick Francis on 9th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 15th April, 1880 (prev. 5th April, 1880)

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