|Mother's ship:||Mary Ann 2|
|Age when admitted:||4yrs 6mths|
|Date admitted:||6 Apr 1841|
|Date discharged:||8 Mar 1848|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
Thomas Cantwell was one of three children accompanying his mother, convict Eliza Cantwell on the voyage of the Mary Anne III in 1840-41. His sister Mary Cantwell was also at the Queens School for Orphans for a time. His older brother Patrick appears not to have been at the school, he was 14 on arrival in VDL.