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Henry Brooks

Henry Brooks, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Brooks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Groom and house servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes at Lewes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 161 (82)
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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A. Follower on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

c1827: Stated aged 22, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “File 16, AJCP Reel: 92, Convict Transportation Registers, 1787 - 1870”, Page 161(82).]

17-Jul-1847: Indicted for robbery with violence and previous conviction. Sentence 10 years transportation.

30-Sep-1849: Detained on Prison Hulk, Warrior, at Woolwich, London.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, Warrior Convict Hulk at Woolwich, Page 119. - 30 September 1849]

1850: Ticket of Leave District: Moreton Bay; Tried: Sussex Lewes.

[NSW Archives: Ticket of leave butts, NRS-12202 Series Date Range 31-03-1827 to 13-12-1875, [4/4223; Reel 964] ]

13-Aug-1851: Ticket of Leave cancelled for being absent from District. Illegally at large.

The undermentioned prisoners of the Crown being absent from their Districts, are illegally at large :-

Henry Brooks, Bangalore, 26, Sussex, groom and indoor servant, 5 feet 5 3/4 inches, pale comp., brown hair, brown eyes, small dark mole lower part right arm, and one on lower part of left, legs hairy ; from Ticket of Leave, Moreton Bay, since June, 1851.

[New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), [No. 93], Page 1351. - 15 August 1851]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 13th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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