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Henry Mapps

Henry Mapps, one of 322 convicts transported on the Barossa, 09 May 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Mapps
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Barossa
Departure date: 9th May, 1844
Arrival date: 5th September, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Anonymous on 3rd September, 2012 wrote:

Henry Mapps was 23 on arrival in VDL.  He stole a coat.

Born at Wollaston, near Chepstowe, Henry was 5’8" tall, could read a litt,e was single, protestant and he could plough.  He had blue eyes, black hair and a sallow complexion.

6/10/1853: Tried at Launceston for Obtaining money £45, under false pretences with the intent to defraud William Spearman.

11/7/1856: TOL
8/9/1857: CP

22/7/1851: Permission to marry Isabella Beverley (Tory).

Isabella married another convict Thomas Howard (Tortoise) in 1849, they had 1 child.

Masha White on 11th September, 2013 wrote:

Henry married Catherine Whelan at Hamilton 1859.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 3rd September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1820-00-00, gender m

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