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Henry Peaple

Henry Peaple, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Peaple
Aliases: Alias Smith, People
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 312
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

Maureen Withey on 3rd May, 2019 wrote:

Salisbury. The calendar contained only twelve prisoners, four of whom were capitally convicted, viz. James Jenkins and William Jenkins, for stealing sheep from a field at Cricklade, the property of Mr E Smith of that place, and Henry Peaple and John Taylor for horse stealing.
Hampshire Chronicle, 18 Mar 1797

Prison Hulk Record HO 9-8-1 p. 34
Record for Hulk Fortunee, from 1 April 1801,
Henry Peaple, age 21, Cap. Re (Capitally Respited), convicted at New Sarum, 11 Mar 1797, sentenced to be transported for 7 years, sent on board Coromandel, 1802.

D Wong on 4th May, 2019 wrote:

Henry Peaple change his name to Smith by 1811.

Under the alias of SMITH…
12/10/1811: NSW BDM - Married Elizabeth Glynn (Providence 1811) at St. John’s, Parramatta.
1812: Joseph
1814: Sarah
1816: Mary

1822 Muster: Henry was Free by Servitude and a landholder at Liverpool.
1823-25 Muster: Landowner at Campbelltown - 2 children, Joseph 14, and Mary 9.

1828 Census: Living at Airds with wife Elizabeth.
Joseph was an Apprentice at George Street, Sydney.
Mary was a servant in Castlereagh Street, Sydney.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd May, 2019 made the following changes:


D Wong on 4th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Alias Smith, alias2: People, date of birth: 1780 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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