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Thomas Wilson, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 457 (210). 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 Durham Q.S. on 26 June 1843 for breaking into a shop at Shields and stealing therefrom. Previous similar offence. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Anson’ arriving 4 Feb 1844
N.B. There are 2 persons on this voyage named ‘Thomas Wilson’. This Thomas is Identifier no. 1.
Aged 22 yrs; a seaman; single man; 5’2 1/2” height; fresh complexion; black hair; Hazel eyes; Protestant; can read.
Native place of birth: Sunderland
Sister - Margaret, in America.
Father - Thomas
Colony of VDL:
20 months Probation Period.
1st Station Gang: 7 Mile Creek
1846: at Darlington, Maria Island (just off the east coast of Tasmania)
1848: at Antil Ponds
1848: at East Tamar, district of Launceston
8 Aug 1848: Ticket of Leave granted.
1850: at Longford.
20 Feb 1850: Launceston - Common Assault. 4 mths imprisonment, with hard labour.
20 Oct 1850: Free Certificate issued.
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 457 (210). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Num