Ten Pounds Reward – Collingwood Stockade Escape

On this day …….. 29th September 1853

Government Gazette this reward is offered for the apprehension of a prisoner of the Crown, who affected his escape from the Collingwood Stockade, on the morning of the 29th Sept. Personal description -Name, Thomas Quinn, ship to the Colony, Cadet, offence, robbery, age, twenty three years, height, five feet six inches, complexion, fresh, hair, dark brown, eyes, grey particular marks Mary Fanny, on his left arm, nine blue dots left thumb, star or cross above M right arm, date of conviction, 10th February 1853, sentence, seven years on the road’ Remarks – Married, wife and child in Melbourne opposite the Catholic Chapel.