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Henrietta Lethulier, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 246
||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 31st March, 2015 wrote:
HENRIETTA LETHULIER, JAMES BRYAN, Theft > pocketpicking, Miscellaneous > perverting justice, 8th September 1831.
Reference Number: t18310908-273
Offences: Theft > pocketpicking; Miscellaneous > perverting justice
Verdicts: Guilty; Not Guilty
This is a shortened version of the trial:
HENRIETTA LETHULIER was indicted for stealing, on the 20th of August , 22 sovereigns, the monies of Robert Tomlinson , from his person ; and JAMES BRYAN was indicted for that he, well knowing the said felony was committed, did receive, harbour, conceal, and maintain her .
GEORGE PHILLIPS . I am an officer. I received information - I searched Lethulier’s sister, and found six sovereigns on her.
SELINA LETHULIER . I am the prisoner’s sister. She was in the watch-house on Sunday for something, and when she came out on Monday, she gave me the six sovereigns to take care of for her - Bryan was there at the time, getting his dinner.
FREDERICK SMITH . I am a shoemaker. The prisoners each ordered a pair of shoes of me on the Monday - I was to get them done that night; they paid me 10s. 6d. on them.
MICHAEL WHEELER . I am a cabinet-maker. The prisoners were indebted to me; on Sunday, the 21st, Lithulier paid me a sovereign.
Lethulier’s Defence. A man told Easterbrook, if he would come and make the most of this case he would give him a new suit of clothes a pair of boots, and stockings - my sister heard it.
SELINA LETHULIER . I cannot say I heard any thing of the sort.
LETHULIER - GUILTY .
Transported for Life .
BRYAN - NOT GUILTY .
Henrietta was 22 years old, could read, 5’2” tall, dark sallow complexion, dark brown hair, dark chestnut eyes. Daughter of John and Henrietta.
1832: Application to marry James O’Neil (came free).
1832: Married James O’Neil at Scots Church, Sydney – James was 21 years old. No children found. 1 death listed on the BDM for James O’Neil in 1850 who was an infant., so don’t know what happened to him.
1842: TOL Wollombi
1849: Married Samuel Cadman (Fairlie 1833) they had 6 children.
1873: Henrietta died at Wollombi.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st March, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Lethulian, alias2: Lathuleer, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1873 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime