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Henry Connolly, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
5th July, 1820
17th November, 1820
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 149 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 336.
Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th November, 2012 wrote:
Arrived Van Diemens Land 17/11/1820.
Age 32 yrs; grey eyes; brown hair; 5’5 3/4”. Harness maker. Native Place: Co. Cork.
1830 & 1832 Musters - Public works.
1835 Muster- Port Arthur Penal settlement.
Maureen Withey on 19th February, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 19 February 2020), April 1820, trial of HENRY CONNOLLY (t18200412-86).
HENRY CONNOLLY, Royal Offences > coining offences, Royal Offences > coining offences, 12th April 1820.
FIFTEENTH DAY *, FRIDAY, APRIL 28.
* The Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Days were occupied on the State Trials.
436. THOMAS SALMON , MARY SMITH , GEORGE SCARBOROUGH , SAMUEL LONGMAN , ELIZABETH SMITH , JOSEPH HINDS , SOPHIA WOODBURY , THOMAS DYKES , DANIEL COX , GEORGE FANN , WILLIAM WOODHEAD , WILLIAM BROWN , WILLIAM HERBERT , HENRY CONNOLLY , JOHN AMBROOK , CHARLES ROSS , MARY ROBINSON , HENRY UPSTON , THOMAS MARR , WILLIAM WOODBURY , THOMAS GRAVES , RICHARD ELLARD , SAMUEL HASLER , ELIZABETH BROWN , ELIZABETH CLOUSLEY , JOHN PEARSON , JAMES RICHARDSON , JOHN SMALL , WILLIAM BULT , JOHN WILKS , WILLIAM YOUNG , and WILLIAM BROOKS were severally and separately indicted for feloniously having in their custody and possession forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to have been forged and counterfeited .
To which indictments the prisoners severally and separately pleaded GUILTY .
Transported for Fourteen Years .
Before Mr. Common Sergeant.
437. The same prisoners were again indicted for disposing of and putting away, forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to have been forged and counterfeited .
MR. REYNOLDS on the part of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England declined offering any evidence.
NOT GUILTY .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th November, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1787, gender, occupation
Maureen Withey on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes: