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Henry Adams

Henry Adams, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 02 October 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Adams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th November, 1796
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 17th January, 1866
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Prince of Orange
Departure date: 2nd October, 1820
Arrival date: 12th February, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 399 (201)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Steve Matthews on 3rd January, 2013 wrote:

Ticket of Leave: granted, 1 May 1830, New South Wales.
Certificate of Freedom, 24 Jul 1834, New South Wales

Jeff Adams on 27th December, 2015 wrote:

Convicted of receiving stolen sheep from his brother George.
After his sentence he went to Sutton Forest and worked as a Sawyer.
Married Elizabeth Clarke in 1837 at Sutton Forest.
Owned a hotel at Little Billabong 1im 1860’s and 1870 just north of Holebrook, NSW.
Lived in Frostenden and Wrentham Suffolk. Later at Shottisham, Suffolk,
If you want to find out more look up and join our group Henry Adams and George Adams - the Convict Brothers on Facebook.

Jeff Adams on 7th January, 2019 wrote:

Born Henstead uk 13 November 1796, Baptised 17 November 1796 as per baptism register

Convict Changes History

Steve Matthews on 3rd January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804, date of death 17th January, 1866, gender, occupation, crime

Jeff Adams on 27th December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 13th November, 1796 (prev. 1804), crime

Jeff Adams on 27th December, 2015 made the following changes:

crime

Jeff Adams on 7th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 17th November, 1796 (prev. 1804)

Iris Dunne on 7th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 13th November, 1796 (prev. 17th November, 1796)

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