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I may have submitted this information before. Thomas Solesbury was known as Thomas Salissbury in Australia. He was born24 Oct1802 at Milton Ernest, son of William Solesbury and Anne Brown and grandson of Daniel Solesbury and Hannah Peet.. He was arrested and tried at Bedford Assizes in 1824 and sentenced to transportation for "breaking open a box containing a shilling and up to sixpence in halfpennies. He had been drinking at the Swan Public House.After being convicted Thomas was put aboard the "Justitia" Hulk and apparently stayed there for four years when he was sent to Australia on the Minstrel 2. After his release he married Charlotte Kemp and they had thirteen children. There are hundrends of descendants today.
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