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Henry Baker

Henry Baker, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 154
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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Maureen Withey on 16th April, 2019 wrote:

Committed to Fisherton Gaol: Henry Baker, of Tilshead, and Thomas Allen, of Orcheston St Mary, charged with stealing, from a field at Orcheston st Mary, three lambs,...the property of James Mills, Orcheston St Mary.
Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 23 Apr 1821

Sentenced as follows: Death, Thomas Bayley, ….Henry Baker and Thomas Allen, convicted of stealing 3 lambs belonging to James Mills, at Orcheston St Mary; and also convicted of breaking into and robbing the house of Wm. Gilbert of the same place.  …. The first of the above prisoners (Thomas Bayley) was left for execution; the others reprieved. 
Salisbury and Winchester Journal,  13 Aug 1821 and Bath Chronicle, 16 Aug 1821

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