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Henry Copas, one of 156 convicts transported on the Speke, 05 August 1826
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 51 (27)
||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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Anonymous on 22nd September, 2011 wrote:
My Great Great Grandfather received Ticket of leave, married Sarah Carroll in 1841 at Scone Courthouse, NSW, had 4 children, and has disappeared along with his eldest daughter, Mary, sometime between around 1850 and 1852, when Sarah began a family with a new husband, John Hopkinson at Hillgrove, NSW
D Wong on 6th October, 2012 wrote:
Henry was 22 years old when indicted for stealing 1 table clock, value £25 the goods of Edward Watson, from his dwelling house. His brothers, George and John were also transported.
1839: TOL Merton.
1840: Bank Warrant.
23/12/1841: TOL Passport, On the recommendation of the Merton Bench.
18/9/1841: Henry made application to marry Mary Sarah Carroll, aged 20 (Surrey 1). They had 4 children.
For a time Henry was in Wollongong with John, working as a bricklayer, but then went to New England to work as a shepherd for Richard Hargrave on Hillgrove and Hernani Stations.
1851/52: Died at Hernani Station.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 6th October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1803, gender, occupation, crime