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Henry Porter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Dublin Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 314 other convicts


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D Wong on 17th January, 2013 wrote:

Henry Porter was 47 years old, Native place was Trowbridge, Wiltshire, and his occupation was Soldier/Plasterer/slater.

Henry was single, hazel eyes, black to grey hair and whiskers, pale complexion and 5’6 3/4” tall, D on left breast.

29/7/1839: TOL Cassilis

18/7/1842: COF

1868: Henry died at Liverpool aged 83.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1787, date of death 1868, gender, occupation, crime

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