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Henry Bunce

Henry Bunce, one of 133 convicts transported on the Eleanor, 15 February 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Bunce
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th October, 1806
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 21st May, 1887
Age: 80 years

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 Life

Crime: Riotous conduct & felony
Convicted at: Southampton Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eleanor
Departure date: 15th February, 1831
Arrival date: 26th June, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 19 (12)
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

Leonard Jenkins on 28th January, 2017 wrote:

His Wife Harriot Holloway died in St Mary Bourne, Hampshire in 1839 He remarried in New South Wales in 1841 to Mary Jordan from Co Wicklow, Ireland. she died in Goulburn, New South Wales on 13th July 1873 aged 59 years

William Rook on 18th March, 2018 wrote:

Marriage to Harriet Holloway.20th.Nov.1830 at St.Marybourne.Hampshire.
Harriet died 21st.March.1839.St.Marybourne.
Leaving a son.Charles Holloway.Son of Henry Bunce.

Convict Changes History

Leonard Jenkins on 28th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th October, 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st May, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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