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Henry Percy, one of 188 convicts transported on the Asiatic, 26 May 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th December, 1847
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
26th May, 1843
23rd September, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 187 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 306
||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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Anonymous on 27th March, 2012 wrote:
Henry Percy was transported when he was 15 years old for stealing a till along with, Alfred Collins, 15, and Francis Whittle aged 12.
He was Protestant, could not read or write and had a number of previous offences recorded against him. He was 4’ 11 3/4" tall, Fresh complexion, Oval Head, Dark brown hair, oval visage, dark brown eyebrows, light brown eyes, medium nose and chin, a rather wide mouth, and his native place was Devon.
He had a mole under his left jaw, scar on left cheek, anchor on left arm, scar on right wrist and 2 moles on the left arm.
From March 1843 to 21/10/1847 he had many offences against him, misconduct, throwing his dinner at a fellow prisoner, stealing trousers, bad language, being AWOL and he was quarrelsome and troublesome to all reports, for this his received many lashes, solitary confinements for 1 month, 14 days and was put in a gang from which he emerged on 13/9/1846.
21/10/1847: Misconduct - 14 days solitary confinement.
Born in 1828, transported at 15, and died at the age of 34.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 27th March, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1828-00-00, date of death 1847-12-27, gender m