THOMAS SANDERS WHO CAME AS CONVICT ON THE MATILDA IN THE 3RD FLEET IN 1791 IS SAID TO BE CONNECTED TO OUR SANDERS’ WHO CAME AS ASSISTED EMIGRANTS ON THE VICTORIA IN 1849. HERE ARE SOME RANDOM THOMAS SANDERS ENTRIES IN NLA NEWSPAPERS. MIGHT BE OUR THOMAS. MIGHT NOT.
A GRANT TO THOMAS SANDERS 1809
The Public are hereby cautioned against buying or purchasing from George Barnett, a Farm, at the Hawkesbury, known by the name of Bofton’s Farm, at Mulgrave Place, or any thing on the said Farm ; together with a Mare, Cart, and Harness, they being my Property.,
(signed) Thomas Sanders
The Sydney Gazette and… Saturday 24 March 1810, page 2