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Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright, one of 278 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Eolus [Aeolus], July 1808

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wright
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: Carpenter
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Aeolus
Departure date: July, 1808
Arrival date: 20th December, 1808
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 409 (204)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales Certificate of Freedom. [NRS 12208] Register of Certificate of Freedoms
No; 5/1286
Name; Thomas Wright
When and where tried; London G D - 3 Dec 1806
Sentence; 7 years
Ship and arrival year; Ad. Gambier - 1809
When time expired. 5 Dec 1813
Date of Certificate; 6 Dec 1813
Description and Remarks;
Native County; London
Trade; Carpenter
Age; 27 years
Height; 5 ft 5 1/4 in
Complexion; Dark Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Dark
Additional Remarks; Well made and good looking

1818 - Convict Lists; Carpenter. In the Colony

1828 - Census; Age; 44. F.S. Labourer to Geo Ambridge, Coventry - Cooke

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd December, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line;
Born; 1784
Imprisoned; 1806. Age; 22
Tried; 3rd Dec 1806. Age; 22
Transported; July 1808. Age; 24

24. THOMAS WRIGHT was indicted for feloniously stealing on the 22d of November , twenty-eight yards of printed cotton, value 39 s. the property of Humphry Jones and Hugh Jones .

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1786 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd December, 2020 made the following changes:


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