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Henry Case

Henry Case, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Case
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 54
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

Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 wrote:

Henry Case was transported for stealing 19 yards of printed cotton.
He was 30 years old on arrival in VDL, 5’3 1/2" tall, brown hair, grey eyes, native place: St Andrews, scar under left eye, scar outer corner left eye, scar corner of mouth.

Henry was married with a wife and 1 child.

1842 Census: Henry was living in Brisbane Street, Hobart.

25/1/1830: Henry married Bridget Almond, they had a daughter Lydia in 1838, Henry 1840, Jessie Halkrow in 1843.

Henry Case died on 7/11/1879 in Brisbane Street aged 83 of Senility, he was still a shoemaker.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1793-00-00, date of death 1879-00-00, gender m

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