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Henry Austin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Austin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 15th July, 1852
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tellicherry
Departure date: 31st August, 1805
Arrival date: 15th February, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 29th July, 2014 wrote:

Henry Austin was 17 years old when transported.  His crime was not stated.
Henry’s occupation was listed as a ‘Tailor/Innkeeper/ Publican’.

Colonial Secretary:AUSTIN, Henry. Per “Tellicherry”, 1806.

1805 Aug 17:On list of convicts embarked on board the “Tellicherry” (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.37)

1810 Oct 5:Sworn evidence of referred to in letter to Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate, re case involving Isaac Nichols and William Bassett (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.20)

1819 Oct 4:Tailor. Juror at inquest on James Haslam held at Sydney (Reel 6021; 4/1819 pp.285-6)

1820 Sep 22:Juror at inquest on George Heading held at Anandale farm (Reel 6021; 4/1819 p.297)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30:Of George Street. On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.1, 13, 25, 39, 55, 70)

1811: TOL
No Date: Certificate of Emancipation.

1/9/1817: Married Elizabeth Broad (Mary Ann 1816) – they had 1 child, Adelaide/Adelia born in 1818.

1830-31: Held Publican’s License for The Dove Inn, George St Sydney.

1834-5: Held Publican’s License for The Ship Inn, Parramatta Road, Sydney.

15/7/1852: Henry died in Sydney.
16/7/1852 Sydney Morning Herald: FUNERAL.-The friends of the late Mr. Henry Austin are requested to attend his funeral, to move from his late residence, Elizabeth-street South, this afternoon, at a quarter to four o’clock.

Denis Pember on 14th February, 2016 wrote:

Henry’s wife, Elizabeth Broad was the daughter of William Broad (Convict, Fortune, 1806) and Elizabeth Broad (Convict, William Pitt, 1806). These two had been transported for ‘coining’ offences.

Denis Pember on 14th February, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 37…
[Ref A0789] Austin, Henry, 40, came free, Telicherry, 1806, Protestant, innkeeper, George Street, Sydney.
[Ref A0790] Austin, Elizabeth, 32, came free, Mary Ann, 1816, Protestant.
[Ref A0791] Austin, Adelaide, 10, born in the colony.
(## Henry has here described himself as a free immigrant - which WAS NOT the fact. Elizabeth was, she came free, but he did not)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th July, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Henry, surname: Austin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1789, date of death: 15th July, 1852, gender: m, occupation, cr

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