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Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Leeds Boro Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 238. 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 Leeds, Yorkshire, England, 1818. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Australia, New South Wales per the ship ‘Prince Regent’ arriving 1820. Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Castle Forbes’.

Aged 21 yrs; a Groom; 5’3 1/2” height; brown hair; light blue eyes.
Native place of birth: Leeds, England.

Colony of VDL:
Several records of misconduct and punishments.
1829 at Launceston - charged with obtaining money under false pretence. Not Guilty.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1839: Hobart S.C. - Stealing money. 3 yrs at Port Arthur Penal settlement.
26 May 1843: Ticket of Leave restored.

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 HO11/3, Page Number 238. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 238), date of birth: 1

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