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Henry Lindsay

Henry Lindsay, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Lindsay
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: 7th January, 1840
Age: 39 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 308
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Henry Lindsay
Ship; Asia
No; 97
Age; 26   Est birth Year; 1801
Read & Write; Married with 5 children. Protestant
Native Place; Greennock
Calling; Cotton Spinner
Offence; Stealing Snuff Box
Date of Trial: Glasgow. 8 May 1837
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/4
Complexion; Dark P. Pitted
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Assigned to Robert Armstrong. Parramatta
Noted against name; 37/507. Committed suicide 7 Jan 1840, 40/5646 dated 20 June

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th January, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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