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Henry Cox

Henry Cox, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Cox
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: House breaking
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 160
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

Maureen Withey on 31st July, 2019 wrote:

The following sentences were also passed: Henry and Edward Cox and William Rous, burglary in the shop of Elizabeth Hill, at Christian Malford – Death recorded.
Salisbury Journal, 11 March 1833.

The following convicts, (who had sentence of death against them at our last assizes) were removed from Fisherton Gaol, on Thursday last and put on board the York, the general receiving convict hulk at Gosport: viz. Thomas Woods, Robert Eacott, Wm. Blake, Wm. Holly,  Wm. Prince, Daniel Hinton and Joseph Derrett, for life, George Doel, Henry Cox, Edward Cox and William Rous, for seven years each. Salisbury Journal, 20 May 1833

Prison Hulk York, Record, HO9-9-5 p31
Received from Fisherton Gaol, 16 May 1833. Hy. Cox, age 16, Housebreaking, convicted at New Sarum, 2 March 1833, sentence, 7 years. Left hulk for NSW, 26 June 1833.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 31st July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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