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Henry Aylward

Henry Aylward, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 14 March 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Aylward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 66 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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kent Maidstone Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 14th March, 1851
Arrival date: 28th June, 1851
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 294 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 87 (46)
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

Barry Oliver on 16th August, 2017 wrote:

Brother of William Aylward who was transported to van Diemen’s Land on the Bardaster in 1836

Helen Cope on 31st August, 2019 wrote:

He had 8 children when he left England with another one born. His physical description is reg number 393, age 57, trial on 01 July 1847, height 5’3 grey hair, light blue eyes, oval face, fair complexion, build heavy, a cut across his left hand.
Through the family history it is quoted that he helped build Fremantle Markets and that Sampson was a good warder.

Convict Changes History

Helen Cope on 31st August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1862 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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