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Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1761
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1790
Age: 29 years

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1072 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 41 (22)
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

Glen on 7th October, 2018 wrote:

Tried 11 Jul 1787 at the Old Bailey, Middlesex for stealing on the 3rd day of June, four pounds weight of sewing silk, value 20s, three pounds weight of Scotch thread value 5s, two pieces of Manchester tape, value 2s, the property of Maj Blundell & Thomas Stafford. Sentenced to 7yrs

Embarked to NSW per Neptune 19th Jan 1790, and died prior to arrival, in June 1790

Convict Changes History

Glen on 7th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1761 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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