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Henry Greenaway

Henry Greenaway, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Greenaway
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Coachman/groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Berks Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 159 (81)
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 16th November, 2018 wrote:

29/2/1840 Reading Mercury Berkshire, England:
THURSDAY, Feb. 27th
HENRY GREENAWAY, alias PUSEY, 23, and JOHN EBSWORTH alias GROVES, 24, charged with robbing Benjamin Finch on the Queen’s highway of a watch and chain, and sundry Wallingford notes, his property.
Guilty.__Each Fifteen years’ transportation.

John Ebsworth arrived NSW per Eden 1840.

Henry Greenaway was 23 years old on arrival : Native Place: Berkshire.

Henry was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’7” tall, dark and much freckled complexion, brown hair and eyes, scar inside upper right arm, scar on knuckle of forefinger of right hand, sar back of left thumb, scar between the fore and middle finger of left hand, scar back of little finger of same.

No further records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th November, 2018 made the following changes:

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

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