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Thomas Weaver

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Weaver
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 6th July, 1864
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing seven sheep
Convicted at: Radnor Great Session
Sentence term: 7 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 47 (25)
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

Anonymous on 22nd May, 2011 wrote:

Also known as Thomas WEAVERS
Married widow Sarah SMITH [1791-1876]at Sydney 19.09.1833; one child Thomas George WEAVERS[1833-1903]
Sarah SMITH transported to Australia as Sarah LAKE; [1791-1876] in 1809 per Aeolus ; married William Smith [1760-1829] in 1811 (7 children)

lancemerritt on 10th October, 2015 wrote:

stole one sheep
married convict Sarah Lake per Aeolus at Sydney 19/09/1833

Convict Changes History

lancemerritt on 10th October, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th July, 1864 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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