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Henry Money

Henry Money, one of 170 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 13 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Money
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 27th January, 1860
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 13th March, 1828
Arrival date: 10th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 338
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

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 wrote:

aged 14

D Wong on 27th March, 2020 wrote:

Sherborne Mercury Dorset, England
21 Jan 1828:
Henry Money, for robbing Fanny London. (sentenced with John Parker also on board.)

Henry was born at Bath. He had been convicted and imprisoned before.

Henry was 4’7” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, forehead low, narrow temples, hairy, dark grey/hazel eyes, red mark on right cheek, scar on left hand.

Father and mother dead - Aund in London - I was last living with Mrs Flower in Rain Hill, I was jobbing about for my living among Butchers.

24/3/1829: Stealing one shirt, value: 4/- the property of george duncan
Verdict: Guilty - To be imprisoned for eight calendar months from time of conviction.

1830-33 Musters: Public Works.

1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Wallpole.

20/10/1831: 3 years hard labour

2/12/1834 Morning Star and Commercial Advertiser, Hobart:
CAMPBELL TOWN.__Henry Money, was sentenced six months to Nottman’s road party, for violently assaulting Richard Hanley.

27/7/1838: (Newspaper date) TOL
11/8/1843: TOL

4/7/1846: (Newspaper date) CP

23/10/1847: Sailed to Melbourne per ‘Alpha’.

2/9/1853 The Courier, Hobart:
The following new applications for the District of Hobart Town were allowed:-
Henry Money, Brown Bear.

7/2/1854: License for the Maraquis of Waterford, Murray-street.

5/1/1855: Was a Juror at the Criminal Trials at Hobart.

21/5/1856: Was a licensed vicualler and landlord of the ‘Shakespeare Inn’ in Campbell-street, Hobart.

20/8/1855: Married Charlotte Ann Cavanagh, 25, spinster, (Henry was 38 and a Publican) at St. George’s, Hobart.

27/1/1860: Henry Money died at Campbell Street, Hobart, aged 34 years, of Disease of the Liver - he was a Licensed Victualler.

28/1/1860 The Hobart Town Dailey Mercury:
At his residence, in Campbell-street, on Thursday, 26the instant, after a long and painful illness, Mr. Henry MONEY, aged 43 years.  Friends will please to accept this as an invitation to attend the funeral, as no circulars will be issued.

Charlotte Ann Money died 14/2/1871, aged 37, at Harrington Street, Hobart, of Chronic Hepatitis.
Born Liverpool Street, Hobart, a widow.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 27th January, 1860 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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