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Thomas Watkins

Thomas Watkins, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Watkins
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th May, 1788
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th October, 1886
Age: 98 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Baring
Departure date: April, 1815
Arrival date: 7th September, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 199 (101)
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

karbarm on 8th February, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Watkins born Bristol Somerset married Sarah Lewis 24 May 1819 in Sydney.
son Thomas b 1820,James 1824,Robert 1827,dau Harriett 1829 Charles 1831, Sarah Jane 1832, Wiiliam 1839, John 1840 and Samuel 1843

Convict Changes History

karbarm on 8th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 8th May, 1788, date of death 20th October, 1886

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