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Details for the convict Thomas Forrest (1838)

Convict Name:Thomas Forrest
Trial Place:Surrey Quarter Session
Trial Date:11 September 1837
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Emma Eugenia (1)
Arrival Year:1838
 
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Thomas partnered George Wilson (Moffatt 1836) in attempted murder.
Source; Sydney Morning Herald 22 March 1843 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014

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Research notes

Thomas was convicted at Surrey Quarter Sessions on 11 September 1837 and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014
Thomas arrived Sydney aboard Emma Eugenia on 9 February 1838. An alias " Long Tom" is evidenced in Australian records
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014
Thomas & George Wilson (Moffatt) were convicted on 19 Sept 1843 at Maitland of shoot intent to murder Francis Edward Bigge on 18 Aug 1842 at Peel River NSW and sentenced to death
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 July 2014
Source; Maitland Mercury 4 Feb 1843 p2 & 22 Mar 1843 p1 and Australian Chronicle 24 Mar 1843 p4 and The Australian 24 Mar 1843 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 July 2014
Thomas Forrester and George Wilson were hanged on 25 April 1843 Newcastle NSW. Source; Sydney Morning Herald 30 Jan 1843 p3 & 22 Mar 1843 p2 & 28 Apr 1843 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 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 11/11, p.186

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