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Henry King, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 380
||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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D Wong on 7th August, 2017 wrote:
HENRY KING, Theft > simple larceny, 20th February 1834.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
HENRY KING was indicted for stealing, on the 29th of January, 1 ham, value 6s., the goods of John James Strother and another.
GEORGE MORRIS. On the 29th of January, I saw the prisoner at the prosecutor’s shop, in Tabernacle-walk - a man took a ham off a nail, and gave it to the prisoner, who was at his side; the prisoner put it in his apron and went off - I ran after him, and, just as I overtook him, he dropped it - I had not lost sight of him.
JOHN JAMES STROTHER. I have one partner - this ham is ours; but I was out when it was taken.
Prisoner’s Defence. A young man took it down, and gave it to me.
GUILTY. Aged 14. - Transported for Seven Years.
1/9/1839: Unclaimed letter at the Sydney General Post Office.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime