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Henry Otway

Henry Otway, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 02 April 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Otway
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1860
Age: 60 years

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Session Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 2nd April, 1834
Arrival date: 11th August, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 318 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 323 (163)
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

D Wong on 11th April, 2014 wrote:

Henry was 34 years old on arrival in VDL.  He was married to Mary and had 4 children - all at Pentonville.

Henry was 5’3 1/4” tall, hazel eyes, dark brown to grey hair.

1835 Muster: Assigned to A Reid Esq.

30/5/1839: TOL
5/9/1850: CP
1842: Free Certificate.

1860: Henry died in Hobart. 
No marriage or children found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1860 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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