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Thomas Wilson, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hyderabad [Hydrabad], 15 October 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
15th October, 1844
19th February, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island [Norfolk Island, under the jurisdiction of Van Diemen's Land]
Travelled with 249 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 196. Tasmanian Archives - convict records http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-86,261,229,F,60.
||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 6th February, 2018 wrote:
N.B. There are two persons named Thomas WILSON on this sailing of the ‘Hyderabad’ 1844. This man is Identifier 2, charged at Derby Assizes.
Thomas WILSON was convicted at Derby, England on 19 March 1844 for Highway Robbery - stealing money. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Hyderabad’ arriving Hobart 20 Feb 1845. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “good”.
Aged 25 yrs; quarryman; 5’6 3/4” height; single man; Protestant; can read & write; fair complexion; brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Newton, Derbyshire, England.
Colony of VDL:
30 mths Probation Period.
Station Gang: Norfolk Island (off the east coast of mainland Australia, but administered at this time by Van Diemen’s Land)
1847: Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land, Impression Bay.
1850: at Hobart
1853: at Oatlands
1 June 1853: at Oatlands. Larceny. 18 mths hard labour.
14 Aug 1855: Ticket of Leave granted.
1855: at Huon
9 June 1857: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 196. Tasmanian Archives - convict records http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-86,261,229,F,60. (prev. Australian J