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Henry Davis

Henry Davis, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Cabinetmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 328
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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Peter Davis on 18th February, 2020 wrote:

Locksmith - Prisoner No 28/1302
Certificate of Freedom - No 34/923 15th July 1834

D Wong on 18th February, 2020 wrote:

7/4/1827 Birmingham Journal Warwickshire, England:
Thomas Wade and Henry Davis, for stealing, at Birmingham, three copper rollers, the property of G. and T. Attwood.

No ship found for Thomas Wade.

Henry Davis was listed as 28 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Worcester.

Occupation: Cabinet lock maker.

Transported for ‘Stealing Copper’.

Henry was literate, single, 5’5¾” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark hazel eyes, mole on right cheek, cut on right forefinger and both eyebrows.

Assigned to Sir John Jamison, ???? Hills.

1/10/1833: TOL - Allowed to remain in the District of Windsor.  On recommendation of Parramatta Bench, Dated 31/1/1833.

15/7/1834: COF - Aged 34, 5’6¼” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, sandy whiskers.

Peter Davis on 19th February, 2020 wrote:

Married Mary Ann Coram at Parramatta 16 May 1842
St Johns Church Records
Child - Henry Robert DAVIS b 8 Dec 1844

Convict Changes History

Peter Davis on 18th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Peter Davis on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes:


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