Name Thomas MARTIN
Country Of Origin England
Born 1799
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1799, London, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Watch Motion Maker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Trial 17 February 1820, Central Criminal Court, London
Sentence Fourteen years transportation for having in his possession forged bank notes, knowing them to be forged (Royal Offence).
Arrival 28 October 1820 on the convict ship, Guildford
Police Number 224
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave September 1826
Conditional Pardon November 1826
Other Other skills: carpenter.

15 April 1829: Charged with stealing 95 sheep and 15 lambs, the property of George Green. Thomas was found guilty of stealing three sheep and sentenced to seven years transportation.

1830 and 1832 Convict Musters: At Macquarie Harbour Penal Station on the rugged west coast of Van Diemen’s Land.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON31/1/29, CON13/1/2, SC32/1/1, SC321/1.
Web: Old Bailey online, Reference No. T18200217-17, 17 February 1820.
Hobart Town Gazette 2 September 1826, 11 November 1826; Colonial Times & Tasmanian Advertiser 13 July 1827; Colonial Times 1 May 1829.