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Thomas Winfield, one of 100 convicts transported on the Chapman, 12 April 1826
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 14 years
||Norfolk, Borough of Kings Lynn Quarter Session and Gaol Delivey
12th April, 1826
7th October, 1826
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 99 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 3
||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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Anonymous on 24th July, 2011 wrote:
Who were his parents and where did they live?
Anonymous on 6th June, 2012 wrote:
Thomas Winfield was born in Lynn and was transported for stealing goods from a shop. He had a prior conviction for stealing clothes from a gentleman named Fysh, a Tailor and Draper.
Thomas was 5’4" tall, grey eyes, brown hair, several small scars between eyebrows, several deep pock marks on face and a brown mole at right side of neck. He had no parents listed and was single and a Protestant.
1830 Muster: Constable
1832-33 Muster: Assigned to John Fawkner.
1835 Muster: Assigned to W G Walker.
27/12/1836: Married Ann Gibney (free), they had seven children and were living at Longford.
Census: November 1859 living in New Norfolk.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 6th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1805-00-00, gender m