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Thomas Wiggins

Thomas Wiggins, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wiggins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1828
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hibernia
Departure date: 20th November, 1818
Arrival date: 11th May, 1819
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 115 (59)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd June, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of St John, Launceston in the County of Cornwall, Port Dalmymple in the Year 1828
No; 166
Name; Thomas Wiggins
Abode; Launceston Hospital
When buried; 22 September 1828
Age;  28 **
Ship’s Name; Hibernia
Quality or profession. Weaver
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; James Norman, Chaplin.

Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records, - Thomas Wiggins
No; 142
Height; 5 ft 6 1/2 in
Complexion; Fresh;
Hair; Lt. Brown
Eyes; Brown.
Trade; Weaver
Age; 22 [born abt 1796]
Trial; Surrey - 6 Aug 1818. Sentence; Life.
Native Place; London

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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