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Thompson, Bishop (1776–?)

Bishop Thompson was sentenced to life transportation for stealing, with Charles Barwick, five spotted silk handkerchiefs from a shop. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the William and Ann as part of the Third Fleet. He was living with Ann Germaine by 1804 and two years later was renting 20 acres of land in the Hawkesbury area.

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'Thompson, Bishop (1776–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/thompson-bishop-28514/text36095, accessed 12 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1776
England

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life