Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Henry Collett

Henry Collett, one of 192 convicts transported on the Governor Ready, 26 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Collett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Worcester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 26th March, 1827
Arrival date: 31st July, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 132
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Henry Collett was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Henry Collett?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 wrote:

National Archives. Criminal Petitions.
HO 17/15/1551827 Feb 7

Prisoner name: Henry Collett.

Court and date of trial: Worcester Assizes July 1826.

Crime: Stealing wearing apparel from a property in Astley, Worcestershire, belonging to Richard Bury.

Initial sentence: Death commuted to transportation for life.

Gaoler’s report: Character bad.

Annotated (Outcome): Refused 15 February 1827.

Petitioner(s): Elizabeth Collett and eight signatories.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): First offence; got into bad company; distressed wife; family dependants.

Other papers: Forwarding letter with petition from Elizabeth Collett.

Additional Information: On board York hulk at Gosport [Hampshire].

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au