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Henry Haden Copestick
Henry Haden Copestick, one of 138 convicts transported on the Lady Ridley, 04 January 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Henry Haden Copestick
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 6. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 20th August, 2018 wrote:
Henry Haden COPESTICK was convicted at Warwick, England on 10 July 1820 for stealing a copper boiler. Gaol Report: “bad”. 7 yr transportation sentence. Hulk Report: “orderly”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Lady Ridley’ arriving 1821.
Assigned to work duties.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1827: Expiration of sentence. (ref. Hobart Town Gazette)
Jan 1833: Fined for being drunk.
23 June 1875: Notice in newspaper The Mercury “IF this should meet the eye of MARY ANN COPESTICK, who arrived in this colony in the year 1847 by the ship Asia, and she will apply to SAMUEL JACKSON, of Bothwell, she will hear of her Father, Henry Copestick, and something to her advantage. 4489 (Mary Ann was transported as a convict on the ship Asia 1847 and listed her father as Henry.)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 20th August, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 6. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 6), ge