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Henry Bradley

Henry Bradley, one of 250 convicts transported on the Joseph Somes, 18 December 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Bradley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1853
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Kirkdale Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Joseph Somes
Departure date: 18th December, 1845
Arrival date: 19th May, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 405 (204)
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

Leonie Dolley on 13th June, 2013 wrote:

Henry was sent here as an exile who had been in prison in England but was thought to be reformed. He was tried in Melbourne with Patrick Oconner for attempted murder both were found guilty. Henry was executed in Melbourne in 1853.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 13th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1826, date of death 1853, gender, occupation, crime

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