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Henry Melville

Henry Melville, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Melville
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Scotland. Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 175 (89)
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

Diana Crosse on 17th February, 2017 wrote:

Conditional pardon forwarded by the acting Comptroller General at Fremantle on the 7th December 1857. Age at conviction 18 years. Description by medical officer Height 5’10”, grey eyes, light brown hair, oval face, fresh complexion, middling stout build, scar right cheek, 2 small scars forehead.

Convict Changes History

Diana Crosse on 17th February, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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