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Huxley, Thomas (1768–1854)

Thomas Huxley was found guilty (as Thomas Huckles) on 25 February 1789 at the Old Bailey, London, of stealing a pig. Sentenced to seven years transportation, he arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Salamander as part of the Third Fleet. He was sent directly to Norfolk Island. In 1796 he settled at Windsor in New South Wales.

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'Huxley, Thomas (1768–1854)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/huxley-thomas-17520/text33594, accessed 14 April 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Jones, Thomas
  • Huckles, Thomas
Birth

31 July 1768
London, Middlesex, England

Death

4 July 1854
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years