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Thomas Westcott

Thomas Westcott, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Westcott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Errand boy
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 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 267 (135)
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 12th May, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Westcott was transported for stealing a wooden box, value 6d., and 33lbs of almonds, value 21l., 5s., he was 16 years old.

Thomas could read, Protestant, single, 2 prior convictions, 4’7" tall, ruddy pockpitted complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, cutover left eye.  Cut on right side of chin.

15/1/1835: COF
18/10/1839: COF renewed.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 12th May, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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