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Henry Higgerson

Henry Higgerson, one of 176 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 12 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Higgerson
Aliases: Henry Higginson
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 12th August, 1828
Arrival date: 16th December, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 458
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

Graham Morrow on 17th January, 2017 wrote:

Sentenced for seven years in 1824 at the age of 12, He did not arrive in Van Diemans Land till 1828. In 1832 he was sentenced to life for burglary. He finally received a conditional pardon on 9 Jun 1846. He married Eliza Jones,(also a convict) on 30 Sep 1850 and had six children.

Convict Changes History

Graham Morrow on 17th January, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Henry Higginson, crime

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