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Details for the convict Thomas Freshwater (1827)

Convict Name:Thomas Freshwater
Trial Place:Kent Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Trial Date:6 January 1827
Sentence:Life
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Arrival Details
Ship:Manlius (1)
Arrival Year:1827
 
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Thomas and twelve others participated in mutiny rebellion on Norfolk Island in January 1834; William Groves (Royal Admiral 1830), Henry Knowles (America 1829), Robert Ryan (Manilus 1828), Joseph Snell (Recovery 1819), William McCulloch (Dunvegan Castle 1830), Walter Burkeb(Planter 1832), Patrick Glinny (Prince Regent 1824), Michael Anderson (Bussorah Merchant 1828), James Bell (Marquis Huntley 1830), John Butler ( John 1829), Robert Douglas (Martha 1818) & Henry Drummond (Ocean 1823). Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 16 October 1834 page 2 and The Australian 22 August 1834 page 4 and others
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Research notes

Thomas was born Kent and was convicted at Kent Special Sessions gaol Delivery on 6 January 1827 and sentenced to life transportation, he arrived Sydney aboard Manilus on 11 August 1827
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 July 2014
Thomas and twelve others were convicted at Court Martial on 18 July 1834 and sentenced to death
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
Thomas together with Anderson, Groves, Knowles, Ryan & McCulloch were hanged on 23 September 1834 at Norfolk Island ( the other seven being hanged the previous day)
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
Source: Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 23 Aug 1834 p2 & 13 Sept 1834 p1 & 20 Sept 1834 p1 & 27 Sept 1834 p1 & 16 October 1834 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/6, p.152

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