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Henry Coleman

Henry Coleman, one of 311 convicts transported on the Barwell, September 1797

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Coleman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 22nd March, 1841
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Barwell
Departure date: September, 1797
Arrival date: 18th May, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 228
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

Brian Coleman on 5th December, 2012 wrote:

Convicted 23.03.1797 at Leicester Assize Court for stealing a Bay Gelding and sentenced to Death but was comuted to 7 years transportation. He was a Farmer at Richmond. He had a son (William) in 1816.

Stephen Goodchild on 28th January, 2013 wrote:

Henry was married to Elizabeth White on 30-05-1803 at the Chapel of St John’s, Parramatta. Elizabeth died 5-2/3-1821.Henry appears in the 1828 census. He was granted a 13 acre farm which he cleared and cultivated and owned one horse.

Convict Changes History

Brian Coleman on 5th December, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

Stephen Goodchild on 28th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 22nd March, 1841

Stephen Goodchild on 29th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1770

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