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Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams, one of 172 convicts transported on the Minerva, 08 July 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th January, 1834
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 8th July, 1824
Arrival date: 19th November, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 171 (87)
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

Anonymous on 9th July, 2012 wrote:

15/1/1834: Convict Death Register: Thomas Williams, age 27, District/Parish Norfolk Island.  Shot on the settlement.

4/3/1834: Sydney Gazette: His Excellency the Govenor received a despatch from Norfolk Island, dated 16th February, reporting a mutiny had broken out on the island on the morning of the 15th of January in chich about 150 convicts took part.  5 Convicts were killed.  Thomas Williams was one of them.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1834-01-15, gender m

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