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Thomas Whitaker, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, January 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9) State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4004; Microfiche: 634) Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 138
||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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Robin Hyland on 2nd April, 2019 wrote:
Received Absolute Pardon 8 Jun 1819.
Licensed Victualler for “Labour in Vain.’ Harrington St. Sydney. (abt. 1831- until death in 1835.)
Married in England to Ann with two boys, Robert and Thomas. Ann Robert and Thomas jun. came on the ‘Bloxbornebury.’ at same time as the ‘Surry.’
Thomas’s crime was conterfeiting coins in Birmingham.
Sources are on ancestry.com
Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2019 wrote:
Conviction Date 14 August 1813
Prison Hulk ship Laurel moored at Portsmouth, Received 14 September 1813, aged 40, Offence: Coining counterfeit Bank Tokens
Convict Indents aged 40, Estimated birth year about 1773
Convict Changes History
Robin Hyland on 2nd April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2019 made the following changes:
source: UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9) State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4004; Microfiche: 634) Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 138 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Proje