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Allwright, Thomas (1767–1842)

Thomas Allwright was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing forty-eight table knives, value 18 shillings; forty-eight forks, value 9 shillings; twenty-four other knives, value 9 shillings; twenty-four forks, called three-prong forks, value 6 shillings; four-carving knives and forks, value 3 shillings; twenty-four other knives, value 40 shillings; twenty-four other forks, value 20 shillings; two other carving knives and forks, value 6 shillings; twenty-four other knives, value 1 pd. 14 shillings; twenty-four other forks, value 17 shillings; six other carving forks, value 3 shillings; and one box, value 1 shillings. He arrived in Sydney as part of the Third Fleet in 1791 aboard the Active. He was living with Sophia Langford by 1797.

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'Allwright, Thomas (1767–1842)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/allwright-thomas-27070/text34544, accessed 27 April 2017.

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Birth

1767
England

Death

12 August 1842
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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