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Henry Horton, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||9th November, 1880
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
||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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Susan Zeitunian on 18th January, 2018 wrote:
Henry Horton was convicted and transported with his brother William Horton, who was born about 1804.
D Wong on 31st January, 2018 wrote:
Henry Horton (aged 16,) and William Horton (18,) brothers, youths of notorious bad character, were indicted for breaking into the house of Mr. Hemphrey Evett, (the coach-proprietor,) at Handsworth, near Birmingham, and stealing four hams, Etc.
Police officers search the house where the prisoners lived, in Birmingham, and found two hams, ine in a bed-chamber and the other in a tub at the back door. - Guilty of stealing under 40s.
William Horton, sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Henry Horton was again arraigned, under another indictment, for assaulting Richard Rowe on the King’s Highway, putting him in bodily fear, and stealing from his person two £30 promissory notes, a promissory note 13l.5s., twelve one-pound promissory notes, a pocket book, etc.
Guilty - judgement of death recorded.
(The father of the Hortons is now confined in Warwick gaol, being charged with four different robberies; and the lads themselves are well known offenders.
1834: TOL Bathurst
Convict Changes History
Susan Zeitunian on 18th January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th November, 1880 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime