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Henry Armstrong, one of 306 convicts transported on the Corona, 13 October 1866
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
||4th July, 1879
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 178
||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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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.
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