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Henry Greenwood

Henry Greenwood, one of 190 convicts transported on the Henrietta, 10 July 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Greenwood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Preston General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henrietta
Departure date: 10th July, 1843
Arrival date: 19th November, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 369 (186). Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-46,198,58,L,80.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th October, 2012 wrote:

Henry Greenwood was convicted at Preston, Lancaster on 04/01/1843 of stealing lead (2nd conviction). 7yr sentence. Transported on the ‘Henrietta’, arriving Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) 14/11/1843.
Prison Report: Good disposition. Connections with labouring class.
Hulk Report: Good.

Single man; aged 23yrs; Ploughman/labourer; 5’9”; could read; Protestant religion. Native Place: Wheaton, W. Kirson.
Mother: Alice. Brother: Thomas. Sisters: Alice, Sarah, Betsey. All at Preston.

Convict no. 28262.
19/05/1843: Released from Stage 1.
03/12/1844: Neglect of duty - not proved.
1847: Ticket of Leave
22/06/1847: Misconduct in being absent from his resident and in a Public House - 3mths imprisonment & hard labour.
22/04/1848: Improper language - Fined.

05/01/1850: Free
00/01/1857: Lunatic Asylam

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1820, gender, occupation, crime

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