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Henry Cornelius

Henry Cornelius, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Cornelius
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1855
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Tanner
Departure date: 27th June, 1834
Arrival date: 26th October, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 379 (191)
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

D Wong on 15th January, 2013 wrote:

Henry Cornelius was 20 years old when indicted at the Old Bailey for pocket picking.  He stole 1 handkerchief, value 1s 6d., the goods of John Charles Beale, from his person.

1/7/1842: COF

1855: Henry was stabbed by Thomas Rollins or Roland.  Henry was a fencer and splitter residing near Stoney Creek.  They had been drinking all day, and Henry died of wounds to the stomach.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1813, date of death 1855, gender, occupation, crime

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