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Henry Capps

Henry Capps, one of 156 convicts transported on the Arab, 03 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Capps
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: 17th January, 1840
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 3rd July, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 180
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 2nd June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Year; 1841
No; 496
Name; Henry Capps
Ship; Arab
Noted against name; DIED; 17 Jan 1840

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th July, 2021 wrote:

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
No; 496
Name; Henry Capps
Height; 5 Ft 5 1/4 in
Hair; D. Brown
Eyes; Grey
Age; 27
Trade; Wheelwright
Trial; Middlesex - 20 Feb 1822 - Life
Ship; Arab - 1822
Native Place; Durry Lane
Remarks; DIED; 14 Feb 1840

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th January, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), occupation

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