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Hyams, Thomas (?–1801)

Thomas Hyams was found guilty (as Thomas Hyam) on 3 June 1789 at the Old Bailey, London, of the theft of household goods. Sentenced to seven years transportation, he arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Salamander as part of the Third Fleet. He enlisted in the NSW Corps on the 24 July 1798. By 1801 he was living with Sarah Collins but was buried (as Thomas Himes) on 18 August 1801.

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'Hyams, Thomas (?–1801)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/hyams-thomas-25102/text33581, accessed 28 October 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Himes, Thomas
  • Hyam, Thomas
Death

18 August 1801
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

unknown

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Military Service
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