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Thomas Wade

Thomas Wade, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wade
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 17th July, 1839
Age: 42 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 14 years

Crime: Passing forged notes
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 179 (91)
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

lyn10 on 7th November, 2013 wrote:

Colonial Secretary’s Office,Sydney, 9th May, 1836. YEARLY LEASES OF LAND.
#65. Georgiana, 1,200 acres, parish unnamed, at Wade’s station, near the head of the Crockwell River. Applied for by Thomas Wade.
Died NSW.

D Wong on 7th November, 2013 wrote:

Thomas was transported for passing a forged Bank of England note to Robert Dennis Gunniss of Moulton and having other in his possession.

1825: Servant of John Lake, of the district of Liverpool, testimony as to his character for a Ticket of Leave.

10/11/1825: TOL (TOL altered to give him permission to move to the Goulburn District.
30/5/1834: COF

24/8/1827: Permission to marry Frances Roberts (Medina) came free, age 26. Thomas was 28.

22/9/1827: Married at St James, Sydney.  The had 1 son Thomas W Wade born 1828.

1839: Thomas died in the Parish of Bungonia, Goulburn, St. Saviour’s (County of Argyle) Lake Bathurst, Marulan.

21/2/1848: Frances Wade, widow married Samuel Landre, Widower, at Scot’s Church, Sydney.

1889: Frances died at Crookwell
1882: Samuel died at Crookwell.

Convict Changes History

lyn10 on 7th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 17th July, 1839, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 7th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1797

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