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Hendricus Erenshuisen

Hendricus Erenshuisen, one of 254 convicts transported on the Norwood, 06 April 1867

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hendricus Erenshuisen
Aliases: Henry
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1843
Occupation: Sailor
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 20 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Norfolk. Assizes Norwich
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: Norwood
Departure date: 6th April, 1867
Arrival date: 13th July, 1867
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 254 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 215 (110)
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

Peter Forrestal on 17th July, 2014 wrote:

Born Groningen, Holland

D Wong on 18th July, 2014 wrote:

Henricus went by the name of Henry.
He was 5’2’ tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, fair complexion, stout, warts inside left middle finger knuckle, single, literate, protestant.

20/8/1875: TOL
30/11/1886: COF, Perth

9/1/1880: Married Annie Buggins nee Watson in Perth, they had 2 sons, Henry John 1880 and Manus 1884.  Annie died in Perth in 1911, she was previously married to William Buggins (1828-1775) and had at least 2 children, William Henry 1869-1943 and Annie 1860-1932.

Comments: CR 15/12/1880, Boat builder, carpenter, worked for self 1876, 1878/9.  At Perth 1889.

After 1889 they moved to Albany then back to Perth.

Have no date of death for Henry.

4/11/1916 The West Australian:
Son Harry/Henry John Erenshuisen, Master Printer and his wife Daisy Blanche Ada, changed they surname to Shenton.

Convict Changes History

Peter Forrestal on 17th July, 2014 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

D Wong on 18th July, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Henry, date of birth: 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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