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Thomas Williams, one of 300 convicts transported on the Nile, 27 June 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Central Criminal Court
27th June, 1850
3rd October, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 308 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 266
||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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Maureen Withey on 17th February, 2020 wrote:
I AND MY MATE, TWO men in the employ of Mr. McLoughlin, the Upholsterer, of Argyle-Street, answering to the names of Thomas Williams and Thomas Harrison, the latter a newly arrived T.L. by the Nile, were charged bv Mr. Mc Loughlin with misconduct in leaving their work for an hour that morning to tipple in a public house, from whence their master had to fetch them “vi et armis”. Williams was sent to the house of correction for six days, and Harrison for a fortnight.
Hobarton Guardian, Wed 30 Oct 1850.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th February, 2020 made the following changes: