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Henry Butler

Henry Butler, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Butler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing flannel
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 182 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 343 (173)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2021 wrote:

1825 - 1 Aug. New South Wales Certificate of Freedom.
Date; 1 Aug 1825.
Trial Date; 30 Oct 1816
Native County; London
Trade; Oil & Color Man
Age; 29 [1795/6]
Height; 5 ft. 8 in
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Dark
Date of Certificate; Sent to Newcastle 5 June 1821 by a Criminal Court at V. D. Land for 4 years

1825 -New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name;  Henry Butler
Age; No Details
Class;  F. S.
Ship; Almorah - 1816 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; LEFT the Colony

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line
Born; 1796
Tried; 30 Oct 1816. Age; 20. Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of grand larceny (stealing, twenty yards of flannel, value 20s.). Found guilty. Sentenced to transportation.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2021 made the following changes:


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