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Clifton, Thomas John (1806–1871)

Thomas Clifton, a shepherd, was sentenced to fourteen years' transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1825 aboard the Asia. His brother, William Clifton, b.1830, was also a convict on the ship.

Thomas was granted a ticket of leave in 1846. His trade was given as labourer. He married married Mary Ann Morgan in Maitland in 1850.

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'Clifton, Thomas John (1806–1871)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/clifton-thomas-john-24653/text33308, accessed 16 October 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

5 January 1806
Grendon, Northamptonshire, England

Death

19 January 1871
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

liver dysfunction

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 14 years