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Henry Pye, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 184. Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 wrote:
Henry PYE was convicted at Essex, England on 7 March 1831 for stealing pigs. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Elizabeth’ arriving 14 Feb 1832.
Aged 38 yrs; a ploughman; 5’6” height; stout build.
Married man, wife Lucy, 8 or 9 children, all living at Essex.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work service.
Several notes of misconduct.
1837: at Launceston, VDL.
Pass Holder status granted.
Note: Another Henry PYE was transported (per ‘Lady Kennaway’) 1834/35, aged 19yrs. Also tried at Essex and stated his father had been transported earlier - maybe the son of this Henry.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 184. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 184), date of birth: 1