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Henry Alcock

Henry Alcock, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Alcock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 15 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 169 (86)
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

D Wong on 28th September, 2018 wrote:

16/10/1839 Worcestershire Chronicle Worcestershire, England:
Ball, John, labourer, Alcock, Henry, 30, needle maker, were charged with having, the night the 14th September last, stolen ewe sheep, the property Susannah Vincent.

No ship found for John Ball.

Henry Alcock was 37 years old on arrival, he was literate, protestant, married with 2 male and 2 female children.

Native Place: Worcester.

Henry was 5’3” tall, sallow complexion, brown mixed with grey hair, hazel eyes, nose large, right eye weak, hair thin on crown, scar under right side of lower lip, small mole under left eye, two moles on right side of neck, and large on on back of right side of same, three mole on upper part of breast, scar on back of left thumb.

1846: TOL Broulee

Antonia Davis on 9th July, 2019 wrote:

Henry Alcock was a needle maker with a wife and 4 children.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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