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Henry Newton

Henry Newton, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 15 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Newton
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 15th July, 1831
Arrival date: 26th November, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 139 (72)
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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Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2019 wrote:

Petition for Clemency
The National Archives
HO 17/94/27 1831 Apr 26

Prisoner name: Henry Newton.

Prisoner age: 23.

Court and date of trial: Wiltshire Quarter Sessions at Devizes February 1831.

Crime: Stealing ducks.

Initial sentence: Seven years transportation.

Gaoler’s report: Character bad, convicted of felony before.

Annotated: Nil.

Petitioner(s): 12 people; Charles Barrett (prosecutor), of Fisherton.

Grounds for clemency: Distress of the prisoner’s wife and child.

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