Thomas Whitton

Life archive ID obpdef1-1604-18360613
Born 1823. Place of birth shoreditch. Gender male. Occupation Labourer & shoemaker. Hair brown. Eyes blue. Distinguishing marks woman love to thy heart <[x: right arm]> left arm 2 man bottle glass r.r mermaid & star anchor m.w. <[x: left arm]> right arm. Has tattoo yes. Tattoo subjects love, naval, pleasure, names and initials, astronomy. Tattoo written words initials. Tattoo descriptions glass, mermaid, woman, star, anchor, man, bottle, heart. Tattoo body locations arm. First recorded 1836.
Born
1823
Tried at Old Bailey, London (central cl court). Accused of shoplifting (stealing, on the 12th of may, 5 yards of printed cotton, value 3s. 9d., the goods of william feary.). Found guilty. Sentenced to transportation. Sentence outcome was transported.
Sentenced to seven years. Sent to Van Diemens Land.
Tattoo(s) recorded
1837
Age 14. Tattoo subjects love, naval, pleasure, names and initials, astronomy. Tattoo keywords woman love to thy heart right arm left arm 2 man bottle glass r.r mermaid and star anchor m.w. left arm right arm.. Tattoo written words initials. Tattoo descriptions glass, mermaid, woman, star, anchor, man, bottle, heart. Tattoo body locations arm.
Sent to Van Diemens Land.
Ticket of leave
29th June 1841
Age 18.
Freed
13th June 1843
Age 20.
Married
6th May 1844
Age 21.
Child born
29th August 1844
Age 21.
Child born
3rd June 1845
Age 22.