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Henry Curtis

Henry Curtis, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 30 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Curtis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 2nd February, 1848
Age: 40 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: Cambridge, Isle of Ely Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 30th May, 1833
Arrival date: 18th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 122
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 5th March, 2019 wrote:

Henry Curtis was listed as 25 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Cambridge.

Occupation: Navigator and Farm Labourer.

Henry was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’4” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, blue ring on middle finger of right hand.

6/11/1840: COF

1840: Bank Warrant. - Condition: Free
(Reported to have died in 1848).

2/2/1848: Convict Death Register.
Dr. Down (Certificate of Freedom).
No registration on the NSW BDM.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd February, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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