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Thomas Whittaker's Pardon

This page relates to the section about Thomas Whittaker (1808 — 27 March 1878). The information was sent to me by June Vasey, who is a direct descendant of Thomas Whittaker. Copyright, of course, remains with her.

On 5 April 1847 Thomas Whittaker was granted a pardon with the condition that he never returned to Great Britain. A note was also added to the pardon as follows —

'Pardon granted after completing a longer servitude than usual in the colony and having shown that he has at length become sensible of his former errors'.


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