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Thomas Vowles

Thomas Vowles, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Vowles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 483 (243)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Thomas Vowles
Age: 19. Birth Year: 1809
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Ulcus
No of the Case; 25
Date taken ill:  9th November 1828.
Notes; A thin lad of rather a healthy appearance, applied with old ulcers situated un de part of the right leg, immediately under the knee joint,
Discharged; 17th January 1829. Sent to the Hospital on shore

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Vittoria - 17 Jan 1829.
Indent No; 81
Name; Thomas Vowles
Age; 20
Native Place; Bristol. Catholic. Single.
Trade or calling; Farmers Labourer, Milks and ....
Offence; Sheep Stealing
Trial; Taunton - March 1827.  Life
Height; 5 ft. 4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy fair
Remarks;
Ticket of Leave; 43/1998
Conditional Pardon; No; 48/1904. Dated 1 Oct 1848.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th April, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation

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