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Thomas Birtles was born about 1813 <ref name="Marriage1">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, New South Wales Registers of Convicts' Applications to Marry 1825-1851'''] > 30 May 1843. Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon.</ref><ref name="Death1">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Deaths Index'''] > Registration No. 14412/1886: 25 Jul 1886. Thomas Burtles, age 74 years, died Yass; District: Yass. </ref> in Astbury, Cheshire, England & baptised there on 14th February 1813,<ref name="Christening1">[https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JW8T-7PT '''England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975'''] database, FamilySearch accessed: 9 September 2017 > Thomas Birtles, 14 Feb 1813; citing Astbury, Cheshire, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0823619 IT 5, 0823620.</ref><ref name="Christening2">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Cheshire Diocese of Chester Bishop's Transcripts Baptisms 1576-1906'''] database with images > Astbury > 1593-1898 > Image 263 of 304; Entry No. 15: 14 Feb 1813. Thomas s/o Thomas & Ann Birtles, Tailor, of Astbury.</ref> the son of [[Birtles-109|Thomas Birtles]] & [[Taylor-57479|Ann Taylor]].
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Thomas Birtles was born about 1813 <ref name="Marriage1">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, New South Wales Registers of Convicts' Applications to Marry 1825-1851'''] > 30 May 1843. Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon.</ref><ref name="Death1">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Deaths Index'''] > Registration No. 14412/1886: 25 Jul 1886. Thomas Burtles, age 74 years, died Yass; District: Yass. </ref> in Astbury, Cheshire, England & baptised there on 14th February 1813,<ref name="Christening1">[https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JW8T-7PT '''England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975'''] database, FamilySearch accessed: 9 September 2017 > Thomas Birtles, 14 Feb 1813; citing Astbury, Cheshire, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0823619 IT 5, 0823620.</ref><ref name="Christening2">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Cheshire Diocese of Chester Bishop's Transcripts Baptisms 1576-1906'''] database with images > Astbury > 1593-1898 > Image 263 of 304; Entry No. 15: 14 Feb 1813. Thomas s/o Thomas & Ann Birtles, Tailor, of Astbury.</ref> the son of [[Birtles-109|Thomas Birtles]] & [[Taylor-57479|Ann Taylor]].
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On 20th December 1833, Thomas Birtles aged 20 & George Whitehurst aged 22, were charged with breaking into the house of John Shaw at Hulme Walfield, near Congleton, Cheshire, England earlier that morning & stealing two silver watches, five sovereigns & other property, and were taken to the lock-up at Congleton. At the Lent Assizes in Chester in April 1834, they were convicted of burglary and a death sentence was handed down.<ref name="Crime1">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Newspapers & Periodicals - British Newspapers'''] > London Courier and Evening Gazette > 9 Apr 1834 > Page 4, Column 3 > Lent Assizes. Chester > House Breaking.</ref><ref name="Crime2">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Newspapers & Periodicals - British Newspapers'''] > Staffordshire Advertiser > 12 Apr 1834 > Page 3, Column 4 > Assize Intelligence. Chester.</ref> The sentence was later commuted to Life to be Transported beyond the Seas for the term of their respective natural Lives.<ref name="Crime3">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO13 > Correspondence and Warrants > page 368 & 369 > 1 May 1834. Thomas Birtles.</ref><ref name="Crime4">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO13 > Home Office: Criminal Registers, England And Wales, 1805-1892 > Criminal Register > 1834 > Volume 1. A - L > Page 65: County of Chester > Thomas Birtles.</ref> On 21st May 1834 they were transferred from Chester Castle & conveyed to the Prison Hulk "Fortitude."<ref name="Prison1">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO27 > Correspondence and Warrants > page 11-13 > 20 May 1934. Thomas Birtles.</ref><ref name="Prison2">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 40 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns Of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 30 Jun 1834 > Image 186 of 233, Page 184 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 Mch 1834, Life, Healthy.</ref><ref name="Prison3">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 41 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns Of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 30 Sep 1834 > Image 146 of 232, Page 144 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 March 1834, Life, Sick, Good (behaviour).</ref><ref name="Prison4">[http://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 42 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 31 Dec 1834 > Image 66 of 210, Page 64 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 March 1834, Life, N.S.W. 26 Nov'r 1834.</ref>
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On 20th December 1833, Thomas Birtles aged 20 & George Whitehurst aged 22, were charged with breaking into the house of John Shaw at Hulme Walfield, near Congleton, Cheshire, England earlier that morning & stealing two silver watches, five sovereigns & other property, and were taken to the lock-up at Congleton. At the Lent Assizes in Chester in April 1834, they were convicted of burglary and a death sentence was handed down.<ref name="Crime1">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Newspapers & Periodicals - British Newspapers'''] > London Courier and Evening Gazette > 9 Apr 1834 > Page 4, Column 3 > Lent Assizes. Chester > House Breaking.</ref><ref name="Crime2">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Newspapers & Periodicals - British Newspapers'''] > Staffordshire Advertiser > 12 Apr 1834 > Page 3, Column 4 > Assize Intelligence. Chester.</ref> The sentence was later commuted to Life to be Transported beyond the Seas for the term of their respective natural Lives.<ref name="Crime3">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO13 > Correspondence and Warrants > page 368 & 369 > 1 May 1834. Thomas Birtles.</ref><ref name="Crime4">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO13 > Home Office: Criminal Registers, England And Wales, 1805-1892 > Criminal Register > 1834 > Volume 1. A - L > Page 65: County of Chester > Thomas Birtles.</ref> On 21st May 1834 they were transferred from Chester Castle & conveyed to the Prison Hulk "Fortitude."<ref name="Prison1">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO27 > Correspondence and Warrants > page 11-13 > 20 May 1934. Thomas Birtles.</ref><ref name="Prison2">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 40 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns Of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 30 Jun 1834 > Image 186 of 233, Page 184 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 Mch 1834, Life, Healthy.</ref><ref name="Prison3">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 41 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns Of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 30 Sep 1834 > Image 146 of 232, Page 144 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 March 1834, Life, Sick, Good (behaviour).</ref><ref name="Prison4">[https://www.findmypast.com '''England & Wales, Crimes, Prisons & Punishments 1770-1935'''] Series HO8, Piece 42 > Home Office: Convict Hulks, Convict Prisons And Criminal Lunatic Asylums: Quarterly Returns of Prisoners > Fortitude Convict Hulk > Quarter ending 31 Dec 1834 > Image 66 of 210, Page 64 > No. 1126 on S.B.: Thomas Birtles, age 20, Burglary, Chester, 29 March 1834, Life, N.S.W. 26 Nov'r 1834.</ref>
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Thomas Birtles & George Whitehurst were transported on the Lady Nugent from Sheerness, England on 3rd December 1834 & arrived in New South Wales, Australia on 9th April 1835.<ref name="Transportation1">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1870'''] > 1834 > Lady Nugent > Folio 240, Page 476: Thomas Birtles; Chester Assizes; 29th March 1834; Life.</ref><ref name="Transportation2">[https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/lady-nugent/1834 '''Lady Nugent voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1834 with 286 passengers''']</ref>
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Thomas Birtles & George Whitehurst were transported on the Lady Nugent from Sheerness, England on 3rd December 1834 & arrived in New South Wales, Australia on 9th April 1835.<ref name="Transportation1">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1870'''] > 1834 > Lady Nugent > Folio 240, Page 476: Thomas Birtles; Chester Assizes; 29th March 1834; Life.</ref><ref name="Transportation2">[https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/lady-nugent/1834 '''Lady Nugent voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1834 with 286 passengers''']</ref>
On the Convict Indent of the Lady Nugent, Thomas Birtles was described as being aged 22; he could Read & Write; was a Protestant; single; his occupation was a Tailor, good. His physical description was Height: 5' 6¼"; Complexion: Pale; Light Hair; Grey Eyes; Particular Marks or Scars: Lost canine tooth right side of upper jaw, small raised mole lower part of right side of neck, scar on knuckle of fore-finger of left hand, scar back of left thumb, scar back of right wrist.<ref name="Transportation3">[http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2024 '''New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842'''] > 9 Apr 1835. Thomas Birtles; Lady Nugent.</ref>
On the Convict Indent of the Lady Nugent, Thomas Birtles was described as being aged 22; he could Read & Write; was a Protestant; single; his occupation was a Tailor, good. His physical description was Height: 5' 6¼"; Complexion: Pale; Light Hair; Grey Eyes; Particular Marks or Scars: Lost canine tooth right side of upper jaw, small raised mole lower part of right side of neck, scar on knuckle of fore-finger of left hand, scar back of left thumb, scar back of right wrist.<ref name="Transportation3">[http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2024 '''New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842'''] > 9 Apr 1835. Thomas Birtles; Lady Nugent.</ref>
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On 9th May 1843 he received his Ticket of Leave & was living in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.<ref name="TOL">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Tickets Of Leave 1824-1874'''] > Convicted 1834 > Thomas Birtles; Vessel: Lady Nugent; Ticket of Leave: 9 May 1843, Ref. No. 43/1253; District: Penrith; Tried: Chester asss; citing Series: Ticket Of Leave Butts 1827-1875 (Nrs 12202). </ref>
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On 9th May 1843 he received his Ticket of Leave & was living in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.<ref name="TOL">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Tickets Of Leave 1824-1874'''] > Convicted 1834 > Thomas Birtles; Vessel: Lady Nugent; Ticket of Leave: 9 May 1843, Ref. No. 43/1253; District: Penrith; Tried: Chester asss; citing Series: Ticket Of Leave Butts 1827-1875 (Nrs 12202). </ref>
On 30th May 1843, Thomas Birtles, age 29, Ship: Lady Nugent; Sentence: Life; Condition: Ticket of Leave was granted permission to marry [[Lennon-1108|Mary Lennon]], age 23, Ship: North Briton; an Immigrant; Clergyman: Michael Ryan, Penrith.<ref name="Marriage1" /> They were married on 8th June 1843 at Penrith, New South Wales, Australia by Michael Ryan, a Priest of the Catholic Church.<ref name="Marriage2">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Marriages Index'''] > 1843 > Ref. 1906/1843 V18431906 92: Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon; District: LJ. </ref><ref name="Marriage3">'''Australia, New South Wales - Marriage Certificate''' > 8 Jun 1843. Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon; New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Office, Sydney. Personal copy in the files of [[Lennox-154|Vivian Egan]].</ref>
On 30th May 1843, Thomas Birtles, age 29, Ship: Lady Nugent; Sentence: Life; Condition: Ticket of Leave was granted permission to marry [[Lennon-1108|Mary Lennon]], age 23, Ship: North Briton; an Immigrant; Clergyman: Michael Ryan, Penrith.<ref name="Marriage1" /> They were married on 8th June 1843 at Penrith, New South Wales, Australia by Michael Ryan, a Priest of the Catholic Church.<ref name="Marriage2">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Marriages Index'''] > 1843 > Ref. 1906/1843 V18431906 92: Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon; District: LJ. </ref><ref name="Marriage3">'''Australia, New South Wales - Marriage Certificate''' > 8 Jun 1843. Thomas Birtles & Mary Lennon; New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Office, Sydney. Personal copy in the files of [[Lennox-154|Vivian Egan]].</ref>
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On 30th October 1847 it was recommended Thomas be granted a Conditional Pardon,<ref name="CP1">[http://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Conditional and Absolute Pardons 1791-1867'''] > 1847 > No. 315. Thomas Birtles; Ship: Lady Nugent (1); citing: Recommendations For Conditional Pardons 1826-1856 (Nrs 1173)</ref> which was eventually granted on 1st June 1848.<ref name="CP2">[https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/search_form?id=65 '''Australia, New South Wales State Archives & Records - Convict Index'''] > 1835 > Ref. No. 48/1191. Thomas Birtles; Vessel: Lady Nugent; Conditional Pardon 1 Jun 1848; citing 4/4458; Reel 787 Page 491-492.</ref>
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On 30th October 1847 it was recommended Thomas be granted a Conditional Pardon,<ref name="CP1">[https://www.findmypast.com '''Australia, Convict Conditional and Absolute Pardons 1791-1867'''] > 1847 > No. 315. Thomas Birtles; Ship: Lady Nugent (1); citing: Recommendations For Conditional Pardons 1826-1856 (Nrs 1173)</ref> which was eventually granted on 1st June 1848.<ref name="CP2">[https://records-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/f/1e5kcq1/INDEX305173 '''Australia, New South Wales State Archives & Records - Convict Index'''] > 1835 > Ref. No. 48/1191. Thomas Birtles; Vessel: Lady Nugent; Conditional Pardon 1 Jun 1848; citing 4/4458; Reel 787 Page 491-492.</ref>
Thomas Birtles died aged 74, on 25th July 1886 <ref name="Death1" /><ref name="Death2">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Deaths Index'''] > 1886 > Ref. 14412/1886: Thomas Burtles, age 74 years, died Yass; District: Yass. </ref> at Cardross, Yass, New South Wales, Australia & was laid to rest in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Yass, New South Wales, Australia on 26th July 1886.<ref name="Death2" />
Thomas Birtles died aged 74, on 25th July 1886 <ref name="Death1" /><ref name="Death2">[https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search '''Australia, New South Wales Deaths Index'''] > 1886 > Ref. 14412/1886: Thomas Burtles, age 74 years, died Yass; District: Yass. </ref> at Cardross, Yass, New South Wales, Australia & was laid to rest in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Yass, New South Wales, Australia on 26th July 1886.<ref name="Death2" />


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