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Thomas Wilkins

Thomas Wilkins, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wilkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Obtaining money under false pretenses
Convicted at: Gloucester City Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 368
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

Maureen Withey on 21st January, 2021 wrote:

Hulk Records, Woolwich. HO-9-4 4 page 42/51.
Received 6 Feb 1828.
Thos. Wilkins, age 29, Obtg money by false pretences, Tried Glos Genl Q Sessions, 15 Jan 1828, 7 years, Transported 19 Apr 1828


1828 Census index.
Thomas Wilkins, age 52, G.S. Co. Harcourt, 1828, 7 years, protestant, Labourer, Solomon Wiseman, L. P. Head district. (Lower Portland Head)


Convict index, 1791-1873.

Thomas Wilkins, per Countess of Harcourt, 1828, Certificate of Freedom, 23 Apr 1835. 35/0442.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st January, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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