Sources Used: Convict Thomas Green

If it wasn’t for the repositories that have digitised their records, the story of Thomas Green, Convict would not have been possible without many more years of research. The sources I used for this story came from many online resources, some free and some paid. 

A huge thanks to the following:
Tasmanian Archives
Family Search
National Library of Australia (Trove)
The Old Bailey Court Proceedings
Founders and Survivors Tasmania
National Library of Ireland
Ancestry (paid)
Find My Past (paid)
I am truly indebted to my friend Jean Naumann who enthusiastically helped bring some of this information together and who was there when I was wanting some clarification and bounced some ideas off of. It was great having someone who wasn’t connected to the family to come in with a different view. Thanks Jean. 

Links to the Thomas Green Convict Story:

How to Claim a Convict by never giving up!
Thomas Green alias John – Convict – Part 1
The Intervening Years – Thomas Green – Part 2
Transportation to the Colonies – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 3
A New Life in the Colonies – Van Diemen’s Land – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 4
A Free Man at Last – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 5

Sources used in the Thomas Green Convict Story:

[1] http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/resources.php

[2] Tasmanian Archives – Indents of Male Convicts CON14-1-29 P133

[3] Tasmanian Archives – Conduct Record- Arrival 4 July 1845 Convict No 15907 CON33-1-67 pg93

[4] The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO)

[5] Family Search – familysearch.org FHC Film No 897365

[6] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ireland_(1801%E2%80%931923)

[7] National Library of Ireland – St. Andrew’s, Dublin city; Microfilm 09493/02, Baptisms 30 Jan. 1832 to 30 Dec. 1846:
Ancestry.com Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915

[8] Ancestry.com.au – Year: 1841; Class: HO107; Piece: 707; Book: 1; Civil Parish: St Leonard Shoreditch; County: Middlesex; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 9; Page: 9; Line: 12; GSU roll: 438817

[9] Old Bailey Online – Currency, Coinage and the Cost of Living – Monetary Crime 1674-1913

[10] Find My Past – Newgate Prison Calendar – 8 January 1845 HO77 Piece number 52; Folio number 10 also Ann Green

[11] Find My Past – Morning Advertiser, 9th January 1845.
Dover Telegraph & Cinque Ports General Advertiser – A Clever Coiner – 11 January 1845
Illustrated London News – Conviction for Coining -11 January 1845

[12] Old Bailey Proceedings (www.oldbaileyonline.org) January 1845, trial of JOHN GREEN ANN GREEN https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?div=t18450106-313

[13] Cholera and The Thames – https://www.choleraandthethames.co.uk/

[14 The British Library – [Find My Past]
The Illustrated London News, 28 December 1844 pg 403 col 1
Evening Mail 26 July 1844 pg 3 Col 6
Windsor and Eton Express 27 July 1844 pg1 col 5
London Evening Standard 25 July 1844 pg4 col 3
Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette 1 August 1844 pg4 col 4
Bell’s New Weekly Messenger 28 July 1844 pg 7 col 4

[15] Newgate Prison – http://umich.edu/~ece/student_projects/bonifield/newgatepic.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newgate_Prison
Old Bailey, Central Criminal Court; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Bailey

[16] Find My Past – CCC Criminal Register: HO26; piece 51; pg 89
[17] Find My Past – Millbank Prison Registers: Male Prisoners. Volume 2; Series HO24; Piece no 2
[18] Millbank Prison: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millbank_Prison
http://vcp.e2bn.org/justice/page11641-panopticon-millbank.html

[19] Find My Past – 18 March 1845 – Correspondence Millbank Prison – HO13-086; pg 112 & 113

[20] Ancestry.com.au – UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857 – Ship Theresa – 1845

[21] Tasmanian Archives – Conduct Register CON33-1-67 pg 93

[22] Founders and Survivors http://www.foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c33a33670090

[23] National Library of Australia (Trove) – HOBART TOWN. (1845, July 21). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12881009

[24] The Companion to Tasmania History https://www.utas.edu.au/library/companion_to_tasmanian_history/P/Probation%20system.htm

[25] Probation Booklet – http://greatwesterntiers.net.au/sites/default/files/Probation%20Station%20Booklet.pdf

[26] Tasmanian Archives – 37]Conduct Record- Arrival 4 July 1845 Police No 15907 CON33-1-67 pg93

[27] National Library of Australia (Trove) – POLICE REPORT. (1847, November 9). Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828 – 1857), p. 3 – http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8761691

[28] Ancestry.com. New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849- 1846 Convict Muster [HO 10/38-39] & 1849 muster [HO 10/40-41]

[29] National Library of Australia (Trove) – Advertising (1853, March 12). Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 – 1899), p. 8 – http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article36268455

[30] Tasmanian Archives – Permission to Marry CON52/7 pg153

[31] Ancestry.com.au – Cripps/Herbert Family Tree online

[32] Ancestry.com.au – Register of Women’s applications for permission to marry- CON53-1-1

[33] Ancestry.com.au – Permission to Marry -CON52-1-6P046

[34] Tasmanian Archives – Court Records – SC32-1-7 Page 102

[35] Tasmanian Archives – Conduct Register – CON37-1-8

[36] National Library of Australia (Trove)

Lost time Retrieved (1854, October 9). The Tasmanian Colonist (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1851 – 1855), p. 2. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/226470674

The Watch Case – POLICE REPORT. (1854, October 11). The Hobarton Mercury (Tas. : 1854 – 1857), p. 2. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3334102

SUPREME COURT. (1854, October 19). Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828 – 1857), p.2 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8777757

[37] Tasmanian Archives – RGD34/1/2 no 2188-P154

[38] The Companion to Tasmanian History – Isle of the Dead – http://www.utas.edu.au/library/companion_to_tasmanian_history/I/Isle%20of%20the%20Dead.htm

[39] Tasmanian Archives – Death under sentence- CON63-1-2 https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON63-1-2$init=1355276

[40] Private Collection

Further reading:
VDL Founders and Survivors
https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/VDL_Founders_and_Survivors_Convicts_1802-1853
https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/VDL_Convict_Labour_Contracts_1848-1857
Saltwater River
https://www.tasmanregion.com.au/~tasmanre/saltwater-river-bond-to-free

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7 Responses to Sources Used: Convict Thomas Green

  1. tstatton says:

    Jenny you are remarkable. People who do not do genealogy seem to think we “know” so much information as though it just oozes out of the pages at us. There are so many sources available to us for our researching, but it is so easy to go down the wrong track too. Having someone to bounce ideas off is amazing. They often put a different slant on things and we can tackle our research from a slightly different perspective and “bingo” there is the information we have been searching for for a long time! You need a really good pat on the back (gentle though), a large glass of red wine and a good book to let you get your breath back again. I have enjoyed this ride as much as all the others. Thank you.

    • Jenny MacKay says:

      Oh there’s no time for reading books, although I have started the Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes. For now though, Jean and I are on the case of Caroline Horsnick. What happened to her after Thomas went to Port Arthur!! Watch this space…!
      PS: Thanks for the compliments. It’s been a fun ride and thanks for coming along.

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