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Henry John Pratt

Henry John Pratt, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Petre, 03 July 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry John Pratt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 26th December, 1843
Age: 19 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lord Petre
Departure date: 3rd July, 1843
Arrival date: 15th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 237 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 355 (179). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 wrote:

Henry John Pratt was convicted at Norfolk, England on 18/10/1842 for housebreaking. 10yr sentence. 3 prior convictions.

Hulk Report: Good
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Lord Petre’ 1843.

Single man.

Immediately transferred to hospital at Hobart. Died 26/12/1843.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1824, date of death 26th December, 1843, gender, occupation, crime

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