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Henry Hinks, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd October, 1877
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 292
||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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D Wong on 7th May, 2018 wrote:
HENRY HINKS, WILLIAM HICKFORD.
Theft: simple larceny.
17th October 1833
Verdict Guilty; Not Guilty
HENRY HINKS and WILLIAM HICKFORD were indicted for stealing, on the 12th of October, 1 writing-desk, value 1l.; 1 snuff-box, value 550l.; 1 pair of earrings, value 300l.; 1 Maltese cross in brilliants, value 350l.; 1 diamond brooch, value 100l.; 1 necklace, value 50l.; 1 pair of bracelets, value 20l.; 1 purse, value 6d; 7 foreign gold coins, value 13l., and 100 sovereigns, the property of Betty Sill Bezerra, Viscountess du Tagoatry.
HINKS - GUILTY . Aged 37. - Transported for Life.
HICKFORD - NOT GUILTY.
Hink’s wife, Eleanor, also worked for the Vicsountess as a cook/housekeeper.
Henry Hinks was born at Hatfield, Essex __ he was 5’1½” tall, dark complexion, brown hair and whiskers, dark hazel eyes, pockpitted, 2 brown moles on left arm.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
6/10/1877 Launceston Examiner:
On the 3/10/1877 at the Cascades, Henry Hinks, aged 83 years.
Henry died of Senilis, and was listed as a pauper.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd October, 1877 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime