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Thomas Wilson, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farmer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 458. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 1st February, 2018 wrote:
Thomas WILSON was convicted at Gloucester on 5 April 1843 for stealing - potatoes. Previous conviction for stealing peas, being sentenced to prison for 4 mths. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Anson’ ship arriving 4 Feb 1844.
N.B. There were two men named Thomas Wilson on this voyage of the ship. This Thomas is Identifier 2.
Single man; aged 45 yrs; farm labourer; 5’7 3/4” height; fresh complexion, freckled; grey hair; blue eyes; protestant; not literate; crooked little finger; bled right arm, for the heart.
Native place of birth: Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England. (ref. Convict Indent)
4 brothers: Joseph, George, James & Abraham
3 sisters: Anna, Sarah & Anne
Colony of VDL:
18 mths Probation Period
Station Gang: Deloraine
20 March 1849: Ticket of Leave granted.
1850: assigned to Isaac Noakes of Longford.
4 Sept 1853: Certificate of Freedom issued, at Westbury.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st February, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 458. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 45