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Henry Ketch

Henry Ketch, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Ketch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Labourer
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Southwark Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 19th November, 1832
Arrival date: 9th March, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 472
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

D Wong on 21st May, 2017 wrote:

Henry Ketch was 16 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘stealing a coat’.

Henry was 5’0 1/4” tall, fair complexion, brown hair, dark grey eyes, scar on left side of upper lip, H. K. on right arm, P. on left.

1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W. Able
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. J. M. Vallard.

7/4/1837: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st May, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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