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Henry Painter

Henry Painter, one of 216 convicts transported on the Stakesby, 20 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Painter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: 'ploman' & farm labourer
Date of Death: 1878
Age: 79 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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Stakesby
Departure date: 20th May, 1833
Arrival date: 4th September, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 116 Hampshire Chronicle feb 25th 1833 Hampshire Telegraph, 4th March 1833, England Census 1841 (re children) farnham st andrews parish register 1813-1837 no.355 General Register Office 1837 (eliz painter death cert)
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

Terry Roberts on 30th April, 2018 wrote:

born in Crondall hampshire [abt 1799] convicted of stealing a sheep from Charles Faulkner’s Farm in Crondall in January/February 1833, was sentenced in February 25th with Abraham Tarrant, transportation for life, spent several months on prison Hulk Hardy. Henry left behind a wife and six children. Married Elizabeth Mileham in 1823 (6 children), she died in poverty 4 years later, his children were scattered to family, his youngest child Henry (along with one of Tarrants daughters) were sent to the Workhouse.

Convict Changes History

Terry Roberts on 30th April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 116 Hampshire Chronicle feb 25th 1833 Hampshire Telegraph, 4th March 1833, England Census 1841 (re children) farnham st andrews parish register 1813-18

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