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Chaseling, Thomas (1769–1847)

Thomas Chaseling was sentenced to life transportation for the theft of 230 handkerchiefs. He arrived in Sydney in 1792 aboard the Royal Admiral. He had received a conditional pardon by 1802.  By 1806 he had a grant of 30 acres of land at Windsor which he was farming.

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'Chaseling, Thomas (1769–1847)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/chaseling-thomas-17198/text36665, accessed 17 April 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Chaseland, Thomas
  • Choseland, Thomas
  • Chesland, Thomas
Birth

1769
London, Middlesex, England

Death

22 November 1847
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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Passenger Ship
Occupation
Maps
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life