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Henry Higgins

Henry Higgins, one of 192 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 01 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Higgins
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1885
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk, Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 1st July, 1830
Arrival date: 8th November, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 423 (214)
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

Rob Rogers on 6th September, 2015 wrote:

Their son Henry Francis b. 11 January 1809 Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire, England d: 7 February 1885 Reidsdale, NSW Burial: 9 February 1885 Braidwood Cemetery, plot 976, Braidwood, NSW & Reidsdale Cemetery, Reidsdale, NSW. Henry francis received a death sentence 1/3/1830 for housebreaking from Norfolk easter Assizes, Aylesbury. Sentence commuted to transportation for life. Moved to Leviathon hulk 13/4/1830. Arrived Sydney aboard ‘Royal Admiral’ 8/11/1830 & immediately assigned to Dr. Reid ‘Inverary’ Bungonia.. Height was 5 ft 3.5 ins. Brown hair, hazel eyes, ruddy complexion, scar on forehead, tattoos forearms. Eldest in family & could read & write. He married Catherine BARRY b: 1816 Cork, Ireland. married: 12 December 1836 Bungonia Courthouse, NSW d: 7 January 1898 367 Liverpool St, Sydney, NSW. Their daughter Catherine M HIGGINS b: 13 December 1841 Reidsdale, NSW d: 30 August 1914 Petersham, NSW married Karl KARTZMANN (b: 1826 Coblin, Prussia) married: 28 March 1859 St Bedes R/C, Braidwood, NSW d: 18 April 1892 375 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, NSW Burial: Rookwood Cemmetery, Lidcombe, NSW

Convict Changes History

Rob Rogers on 6th September, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, gender: m, occupation, crime

Rob Rogers on 6th September, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000), crime

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