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Henry Bott

Henry Bott, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Bott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Runnymede
Departure date: 11th November, 1839
Arrival date: 28th March, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 114
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

Anonymous on 9th June, 2012 wrote:

Henry Bott was aged 14 when indicted for stealing a pair of boot, value 8s., the goods of Charles Edward Kendall.  Previous convictions were 3 months for stealing iron pots and 6 weeks for stealing meat.

Henry was 4’ 3/4" tall, blue eyes, brown hair, single, large scar from scald on cheek, pock mark between both eyes.

Sent to Point Puer.
13/5/44: Micsonduct - 7 days solitary.

9/2/1846: COF

19/8/1846:Passenger per Scotia Habart to Melbourne.

1860: Married Catherine Gadd, Port Sorell, they had 8 children from 1860-75.

1868: Henry Bott of North Down - Insolvent, a farmer.

There is a date of death in 1912 at Devonport, but since there were many other Bott’s in Tas. by then it’s hard to tell if it is this Henry.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825-00-00, gender m

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