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Henry Bennett

Henry Bennett, one of 200 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Bennett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th August, 1829
Arrival date: 10th January, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 154. Tasmanian Archives - Convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:

Henry Bennett was convicted at Chester 09/04/1829 of housebreaking and stealing ham and bacon. 14 yr Transportation sentence.  Departed on the ‘Prince Regent’ 1830 for Van Diemens Land.

Single man. Hulk Report: Good. Gaol Report: bad connections.

Convict no. 4416.
18/11/1830: Out after hours - reprimanded.
09/12/1834: Abusing and violent assault on J. Hurst of Broadmarsh - 6mths imprisonment and hard labour at Spring Hill. Recommended not to be returned to Master (Thrupp).

Conditional Pardon 2631 09/09/1840.
Free Certificate W 453 1843.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, gender, crime

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