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Henry Owens

Henry Owens, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Owens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 148
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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Steven Johnson on 30th November, 2011 wrote:

Came to Tasmania aboard "Sir Charles Forbes" 27th July 1830
Sentenced to 3 years hard labour, 2 of which in chains for pilfering one goose Sarah Jane Hilliard states that she was married to Henry Owens, when she gives birth to Edmund Henry Owens at their residence in Warburton Lane, Melbourne. Henryis 61 years of age and Sarah is 27 years. Henry’s occupation is listed as a Butcher

Convict Changes History

Steven Johnson on 30th November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

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