Category Archives: Green

A Free Man at Last – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 5

It’s about now that this story takes on a very different turn of events than what I was expecting. For the moment though, let’s jump back in time for a bit, 15 years ago when I received from the Tasmanian … Continue reading

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A New Life in the Colonies – Van Diemen’s Land – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 4

I have titled this blog post “A New Life in the Colonies” but after pulling all the information together from the various convict sources, I wonder, was it really “A New Life”? I’ll let you read on and you decide.

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Transportation to the Colonies – Thomas Green, Convict – Part 3

Thomas Green was tried in the Central Criminal Court (The Old Bailey) under the name of John Green, on the 6th January 1845 for Silvering Counterfeit coins for which he received a sentence of transportation of 15 years. Many newspapers … Continue reading

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The Intervening Years – Thomas Green – Part 2

It has been an interesting journey of discovery so far, of the family of my 3 x great grandfather Thomas Green and Ann. By writing this blog, it is in no way glorifying the criminal activity of our ancestors. I … Continue reading

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Thomas Green alias John – Convict – Part 1

In my previous blog, I was just a little bit excited, well a big bit excited, about finding a direct ancestor who was a convict. It’s like having royalty in the family. My dear Uncle Ray on my mother’s side, … Continue reading

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How to Claim a Convict by never giving up!

When I was blogging last year for the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, one of the challenge questions was, Who Would you Invite to Dinner? I wrote about my 2 x paternal great grandmother Ann Green. Her family had been … Continue reading

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