Personal Details

Name: TOLE, Thomas
Convict Number(s): 5718
Year of Birth: 1834
Date of Death: 05/12/1893
Place of Death: Parkside, SA.
Cause of Death: Cancer & Mania.

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Palmerston
Ship Arrival Year: 1861

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 22/02/1864

Conditional Pardon

Date: 27/11/1871
Location: Perth, WA.

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Married
Number of Children: 1
Occupation: Silk Weaver/Soldier
Literacy: Illiterate
Place of Conviction: Chatham, England.
Details of Crime: Court Martial - Desertion. Sentenced to Life Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Fremantle, Sussex, Vasse, York.
Employment Types: Tailor, Labourer, Wood Cutter, Butcher, Farm Servant, Self-Employed Sawyer 1865.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Enlisted in 7th ( Royal Fusiliers ) Regiment Service Number 3001 as Private on 08/09/1853. Served in the Crimea Campaign. Following his Court Martial Conviction, he spent more than two years incarcerated in Millbank, Pentonville & Portland Prisons, prior to Transportation to Australia .Refer Police Gazette 6 September 1876. Went to Adelaide, South Australia in 01/1885. Admitted to Adelaide Lunatic Asylum on 19/04/1890.