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Henry Armstrong

Henry Armstrong, one of 306 convicts transported on the Corona, 13 October 1866

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Armstrong
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1841
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: 4th July, 1879
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Lancashire, Liverpool General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Corona
Departure date: 13th October, 1866
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1866
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 178
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

DBarton on 26th January, 2019 wrote:

Buried in East Perth Cemeteries.
Cause of death: Phthisis.

D Wong on 28th January, 2019 wrote:

Henry was listed as 24 years old on arrival in WA.

Henry was literate, married, no children listed, 5’3½” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, thin face, sallow complexion, slight build, H H on right arm and dot on each thumb.

3/10/1869: TOL
26/2/1874: COF
Comments: General servant, labourer.

17/5/1876 Police Gazette, Western Australia:
On or about 10th inst., from the Bar of Horse & Groom, Perth, the property of Henry Armstrong,— two white Government blankets, marked with a broad arrow, white flannel shirt, grey Crimean shirt, and two combs. George Barnes alias George the Barber, was about the bar at the time.—C.L 99.

No marriage found.

9/7/1879 The Inquirer and Commercial News, Perth, WA:
Mount Eliza Invalid Depot. — An inmate of this establishment, named Henry Armstrong (35), died on the 4th instant.

Convict Changes History

DBarton on 26th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 4th July, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 28th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1841 (prev. 0000), occupation

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