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Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson, one of 156 convicts transported on the Arab, 03 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 3rd July, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 178. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 26th January, 2018 wrote:

Thomas WILSON was convicted at Devon, England 18 March 1822 for stealing from the person.  14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Arab’ 1822.

Parents stated to be at Bishopsgate Street.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work services.
Several records of misconduct & punishments.
Ticket of Leave granted.
18 July 1837: Committed for trial at Supreme Court - forgery & uttering. Not Guilty.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 26th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 178. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 178), gender: m, crime

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