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Thomas Warhurst

Thomas Warhurst, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, 18 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Warhurst
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 18th July, 1818
Arrival date: 18th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 45 (24)
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 26th February, 2020 wrote:

Lancaster Gazette Lancashire, England
15 Nov 1817:
Committed to our Castle, since our last.— John Eyres, Thomas Warhurst, Daniel Laycock and James Barker, charged with a highway robbery, at Manchester.

Thomas Warhurst was listed as 22 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Hatfield.

Thomas was 5’5½” tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark eyes, lost three front teeth in upper jaw.  Scar on left and right side of forehead, scar on left thumb, nail of same disfigured, scar on right side of nose, tattoos, deaf.

27/12/1830: TOL, Liverpool

22/3/1832: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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