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Henry Howe

Henry Howe, one of 160 convicts transported on the Layton, 13 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Howe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 13th June, 1827
Arrival date: 9th October, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 203 (103)
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

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.

Petitioner(s): Prisoner.

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

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