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Henry Guy, one of 204 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 28 March 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/70, page 227). UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/15. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 285 (144)
||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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Anthony Hirst Waddingham on 19th October, 2019 wrote:
Henry Guy was the 2nd husband of my Gt x3 Grand - mother Sarah Guy and stepfather of Mary Ann & Catherine Gallagher/Guy.Henry’s circumstances after July 1848 arrv. of ‘Bangalore’ at VDL are unknown,but may be same Henry who died Hobart on 06 Sep 1852 of dysentery aged 46yrs (unverified).
Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2019 wrote:
Convicted 13 Dec 1843
DOB discrepancy: 1804 or 1823
Criminal Register: Trial 13 Dec. 1843, aged 39, Crime Larceny from the person, Sentence 10 years (convicted with Sarah Guy aged 21 for same offence)
Prison Hulk ship York moored at Gosport, aged 21, Received 27 Feb. 1844, No.1459, Crime Stealing from a person, Married, Trade Painter, in prison for vagrancy previously, How disposed of - per Thames Bermuda 23 April 1844
D Wong on 20th October, 2019 wrote:
Many discrepancies on the age of this man.
Tried on the same date as Sarah Guy (Angelina 1844) but his details state that his wife died 2½ years previous???? and he had no children.
Also received his COF 15 months after he died??
Henry Guy was listed as 26 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Liverpool, Lancashire.
Brother: John—at native place.
Henry was 5’9¾” tall, literate, widowed - wife died 2½” years ago, no children.
TOL on arrival. Convicted 13/12/1843.
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 20th October, 2019 made the following changes:
source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/70, page 227). UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/15. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 285 (144) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm
D Wong on 20th October, 2019 made the following changes: