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Henry Kitchen, one of 160 convicts transported on the Layton, 13 June 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
||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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Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2017 wrote:
Henry KITCHEN was convicted at Essex on 16 March 1826 for housebreaking. Life sentence. Gaol Report: “Good and quiet disposition”. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Layton’ arriving Oct 1827.
Single man; Protestant.
1834: Assault Mr. Kempton on the highway. 4 days solitary confinement, on bread and water.
24 Aug 1839: Conditional Pardon approved, no. 2161.
28 May 1841: Felonious receiving. Committed for trial. 12 months Probation. At Glenorchy, VDL.
(n.b. another Henry Kitchen was transported to VDL, but not until later in 1850 per the “Maria Somes”.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th August, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6