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Thomas Wiggins, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
20th November, 1818
11th May, 1819
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 158 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 115 (59)
||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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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
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
Height; 5 ft 6 1/2 in
Hair; Lt. Brown
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