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Henry Farmer

Henry Farmer, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Farmer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: 1878
Age: 63 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 Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 11th August, 1830
Arrival date: 12th December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 462
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

Narelle farmer on 26th April, 2019 wrote:

Married Rosa Callaghan 1870 had son Henry 1871   In Singleton nsw

D Wong on 26th April, 2019 wrote:

Henry Farmer was 15 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wolverhampton.

Henry was also listed on family websites as being born C1798.

Occupation: Miner’s Boy.

Henry could read, was protestant, single, 4’11ΒΌ” tall, ruddy pockpitted complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, mermaid on upper part and C SY on lower part of right arm, HF SF on left, blue scar over left eyebrow.

Assigned to Carters Barracks.

3/8/1838: Labourer, aged 23. Absconded from A.A. Company since July 30.

1844: TOL Newcastle
17/2/1846: TOL Passport, Newcastle Bench

29/4/1846: Ticket of leave cancelled for immoral conduct.

27/5/1846: TOL
4/6/1846: TOL Newcastle.
15/7/1848: TOL Passport, Newcastle Bench.

Henry had 2 children:
Henry Farmer born 1871.
Susan Farmer born 1875.

Henry Farmer died 1878 at Singleton, New South Wales, Australia.

Rose Callaghan was born in Wollombi, NSW and died 30/12/1890 at Rixs Creek, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Narelle farmer on 26th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 26th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000)

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