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Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 131 (67)
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 14th February, 2020 wrote:

1828 Census at Berling, Cooke,
A servant in the Household of farmer, Robert Lowe and his family.
Thomas Williams, 33, Govt. Serv. Baring 2nd,1819, sentence 14 yrs, labourer, protestant

D Wong on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

*** 2 Thomas Williams on this voyage ***

2nd Thomas Williams was tried at Stafford Assizes 23/7/1818 - Life.

Thomas Williams (Monmouthshire) was listed as 23 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Monmouthshire.

Thomas was 5’6ΒΌ” tall, dark ruddy complexion, black hair, dark eyes.

Colonial Secretary Index:
WILLIAMS, Thomas. Per “Baring”, 1819

1819 Jul 3:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Baring” and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.164)

26/12/1828: TOL, Allowed to remain in the District of Cooke on recommendation of Bringelly & Cooke Bench, dated 30/9/1828.

26/12/1829: Altered for the District of Bathurst.

21/1/1831: TOL in lieu of TOL Dec. 1828, returned mutilated and cancelled.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 14th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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