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Henry Johnson

Henry Johnson, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Johnson
Aliases: Henry Johnston, Henry Johnstone
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Wilts. Marlboro Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dudbrook
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 7th February, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 234 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 578
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

John on 19th June, 2018 wrote:

In the 1851 census, Henry Johnson was a prisoner in Portland Convict Prison.


D Wong on 20th June, 2018 wrote:

Listed as Henry JOHNSTON on arrival in WA.  He was 42, listed as single - but was a widower, no children, 5’10½” tall, dark hair, hazel eyes, ruddy complexion, proportionate build.

7/2/1853: TOL
Jan 1854: CP

Convict Changes History

John on 19th June, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Henry Johnston, alias2: Henry Johnstone, date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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