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Henry Chamberlain

Henry Chamberlain, one of 290 convicts transported on the Lady Montagu, 31 July 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Chamberlain
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th September, 1826
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Sussex. Assizes at Lewes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lady Montagu
Departure date: 31st July, 1852
Arrival date: 9th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 483 (244)
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

Philip Smith on 12th June, 2014 wrote:

Convicted 30 July 1849 - departed 1852 for the colony.(source National Archives at Kew UK)
One of 8 siblings originally living in Bungay, Suffolk.Listed as Glazier Apprentice in 1841 Census - son to Thomas Close Chamberlain and Rachel (nee Fisk)
Had been previously convicted for Counterfeiting Coin (3 counts) 2nd April 1845 and sentenced at Norfolk Assizes to 1 year.

Convict Changes History

Philip Smith on 12th June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 15th September, 1826 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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