Country Of Origin England
Born 1807
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1807, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Murray Street, Hobart
Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse Wife and two children, England (widowed)
Trial 20 July 1846, Liverpool Quarter Sessions, Lancashire
16 September 1853, Hobart Quarter Sessions
Sentence 1846: Ten years transportation for stealing watches and a timepiece, the property of his employer, watchmaker Mr Peter Longsworth.

Before transportation: Held on the hulk Europa at Gibraltar.

1853: Transportation for life (seven years probation) for stealing watches, jewellery, and a coat from Thomas E Robinson, watchmaker, Elizabeth Street.

Arrival 20 December 1851 on the convict ship, Rodney (2)
Police Number 25194
Convict Assignment Francis Abbott, Thomas Hamilton, and Thomas Robinson, watchmakers, Hobart.
Ticket of Leave June 1861
Conditional Pardon 10 May 1864
Other 1853: Assigned to watchmakers Francis Abbott, Thomas Hamilton, and Thomas Robinson.

August 1853: Absconded.

September 1853: Colonial sentence, transportation for life.

20 April 1864: Departed Tasmania for Melbourne on the ship Tasmania.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON33/1/105, CON18/1/56, CON14/1/44, CON30/1/2 1853, AB693/1/1 Court 1853.
Web: Ancestry: United Kingdom Prison Commission Records 1846; Findmypast England & Wales Prisons & Punishments, Hulk Europa, Gibraltar; Founders & Survivors convict database.
Liverpool Mercury 3 July 1846 (British Newspaper Archive); Tasmanian Colonist 5 September 1853, 6 October 1853; The Mercury (Hobart) 21 April 1864.