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Thomas Yerrell

Thomas Yerrell, one of 350 convicts transported on the Barrosa, 27 August 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Yerrell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Unknown
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Bedfordshire General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Barossa
Departure date: 27th August, 1841
Arrival date: 13th January, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 349 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 357 (180)
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

scott young on 11th May, 2016 wrote:

Age: 19
Gender: Male
Height: 5 feet 1 inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Hazel
Complexion: Fresh
Education: Neither
Birth Town: Colmworth
Birth County: Bedfordshire
Residence(town/village): Bedford
Residence(county): Bedfordshire
Offence: Two charges of House Breaking
Committed By: Rev.W.S.Chalk
When Committed: 23/12/1840
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: 10 Years Transportation
How Disposed: Put on board the Warrior

Convict Changes History

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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