Contribute to this record
Henry King, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Henry King was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
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