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Ward, Thomas (c. 1764–?)

Thomas Ward (c.1764- ) and Richard Burrows were found guilty on 17 July 1787 at the Northamptom Assizes of stealing an ewe. Their death sentences were commuted to 7 years transportation. They were sent to the Lion hulk in June 1788, where they remained until they embarked for New South Wales on the Scarborough in November 1789, arriving in Sydney in June 1790 as part of the Second Fleet.

It is not known what became of Thomas Ward.

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'Ward, Thomas (c. 1764–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/ward-thomas-30577/text37904, accessed 11 May 2021.

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c. 1764

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years