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Henry Casson, one of 158 convicts transported on the Lord Sidmouth, 20 September 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 89 (46)
||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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mrs.eileen mcdonald on 17th April, 2014 wrote:
sadly it was because of stealing my ancestors books he was sentenced..eileen
D Wong on 18th April, 2014 wrote:
HENRY CASSON was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of April , four printed bound books, value 1l. 18s. , the goods of Alexander Black , Thomas Kingsbury , Charles Parbury , and William Houghton Allen . MR. ALEXANDER BLACK…
Henry was 20 years old and working for Mr Gordon, a bookbinder.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
CASSON, Henry. Per “Lord Sidmouth”, 1819
1819 Mar 18:On list of convicts disembarked from the “Lord Sidmouth” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.40)
1823 Mar 26:Servant of E Bolland of Field of Mars; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 p.568)
1825:On list of Crown servants mustered in the employ of Hannibal MacArthur in 1824; at Argyle (Fiche 3146; 4/1843B No.571 p.704)
1837: Married Margaret Parker, Maitland area.
1850: Cessnock land holder.
1858: Only daughter Henrietta married George Sweetman.
Died at Parramatta.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th April, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime