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Henry Pinches, one of 250 convicts transported on the Candahar, 26 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th August, 1875
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Salop, Shrewsbury Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1842
20th July, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 249 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 53 (28)
||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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D Wong on 2nd July, 2016 wrote:
Henry Pinches was 25 years old on arrival in VDL, born in Tongue, Norton, he was transported for ‘Stealing a saw’ the property of a man near Broughton.
17/4/1840 Shrewsbury Chronicle, Shropshire: Henry Pinches, for stealing two vets of calves feet at Shiffaal.
23/9/1841 Staffordshire Gazette: Henry Pinches, a youth not unknown at the sessions, was charged with having stolen thirty-four red herrings, the property of Mr. Darrelt.
Henry was 4’11 ½” tall, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, illiterate, protestant, single, Scar on corner of right eyes, cast in eyes, near sighted, several warts on back of right hand. Occupation: Bricklayer’s labourer.
Mother: Catherine at native place
Brothers: Allen, Thomas, Francis, John
1853, 64, 67, 68, 74 – idle and disorderly at Hobart.
25/8/1875: Henry died of Bronchitis, aged 74 at Brickfields Pauper Establishment and was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, pauper’s section.
Henry was listed as being born in 1816 and 25 on arrival, but according to his death registration he was born C1801.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th August, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime