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Henry Grundy

Henry Grundy, one of 200 convicts transported on the Morley, 05 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Grundy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Ploughman and shepherd
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 5th August, 1829
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1829
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 145 (75)
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

Maureen Hurst on 10th September, 2016 wrote:

Born in East Leake NOttinghamshire convicted for sheep stealing with John Happen.

D Wong on 13th September, 2016 wrote:

Henry Grundy was born C1774 and was transported along with John Hallam (also on board) for the theft of a cow from Sutton Bonnington in October 1828 and a ram from a field at Stanford on Soar.
Henry pleaded guilty to both charges, John pleaded not guilty and stated that the was the servant of Henry but was still found guilty and sentenced to death.

C1809, Henry married a widow, Ann Towle nee Woodroffe.  They had no children and Ann died at Wigston, Leicestershire in 1817.
24/9/1819: Birth of a child, Mary Grundy or Carver - the mother was Elizabeth Carver and the father was Henry.  Elizabeth Carver later married John Hallam.
4/1/1829: Elizabeth Hallam baptized 2 daughters, then on the 17/1/1829 whe baptized 2 sons, the first son was named Henry Carver Grundy Hallam son of Elizabeth Hallam and the second son Charles Hallam the son of John Hallam and Elizabeth.

June 1830: Henry was 54 years old and died six month after arriving in Australia.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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