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Henry Phipps

Henry Phipps, one of 220 convicts transported on the Batavia, October 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Phipps
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd May, 1875
Age: 77 years

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: Theft
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Batavia
Departure date: October, 1817
Arrival date: 5th April, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 386
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

april vincent on 7th August, 2015 wrote:

married Elizabeth Ivory in Richmond NSW circa 1828

D Wong on 8th August, 2015 wrote:

Henry Phipps was 20 years old on arrival.

13/5/1824: COF

21/1/1828: Married Elizabeth Ivory (Born in Colony 1812-died 28/12/1866 aged 54 at North Richmond, Hawkesbury, NSW) they had 13 children.

3/5/1875: Henry died aged 77 at North Richmond, Hawkesbury, NSW.

Denis Pember on 5th January, 2017 wrote:

Elizabeth was the daughter of Charles Ivory (Convict, 1800, “Royal Admiral”) and Ann Healey (Convict, 1809, “Indispensible”).

They appear on the 1828 Census:
Page 301…
[Ref P0792] Phipps, Henry, 31, free by servitude, Batavia, 1818, 7 years, Protestant, labourer, Richmond.
[Ref P0793] Phipps, Elizabeth, 17, born in the colony.
[Ref P0794] Phipps, William, 6m, born in the colony.

Convict Changes History

april vincent on 7th August, 2015 made the following changes:


D Wong on 8th August, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd May, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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