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Henry Howe, one of 160 convicts transported on the Layton, 13 June 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 203 (103)
||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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Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 wrote:
National Archives. Criminal Petitions.
HO 17/15/1611827 Feb 4
Prisoner name: Henry Howe.
Prisoner age: 22.
Court and date of trial: Bristol Quarter Sessions [Gloucestershire] January 1827.
Crime: Embezzling £46 16s from his employers Messrs Franklin and Humphreys of Bristol.
Initial sentence: 14 years’ transportation.
Gaoler’s report: Not Known.
Annotated (Outcome): Refused. Bad case.
Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Pleaded guilty; previous good conduct; committed in the offence in an unguarded moment; family dependants; asks to transport himself to Canada.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime