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Thomas Howell (1787–1844)

Thomas Howell, labourer, was sentenced to life transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1810 aboard the Indian. In 1817 he was given permission to marry Elizabeth Leverton and the next year was granted a conditional pardon. His tender to supply bread for the Male Orphan was accepted in 1821. The next year his occupation was given as labourer and he had been assigned a convict. In 1825 and 1828 he gave his occupation as publican.

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Alternative Names
  • Hawell, Thomas

Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales


3 September, 1844 (aged ~ 57)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: life