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Henry Pye, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 04 July 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 389 (196). 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:
This Henry PYE is transported on the ‘Lady Kennaway’ - not sure why ‘Norfolk’ is titled above.
Henry PYE was convicted at Essex, England for Highway Robbery. Life sentence. Gaol report: “neither sober, honest or industrious”. Hulk Report: “good”. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lady Kennaway’ arriving 13 Feb 1835. Ship surgeon’s report: “good & useful”.
Stated his father had already been transported. Possibly Henry PYE per the ship ‘Elizabeth’ to VDL 1831.
Co-convicted with Abraham Braybook, last known on the Hulk prior to transportation.
Colony of VDL:
Aged 19 yrs; single man; 5’2” height; farm labourer.
Native place of birth: Kelverton, England.
Assigned to work service.
1835: at Oatlands and Campbell Town.
22 Dec 1842 Ticket of Leave granted, at Oatlands.
15 Jan 1846: Conditional Pardon approved.
9 Sept 1852: Departured from Colony - Henry PYE (ship to Colony, ‘Lady Kennaway’, Conditional Pardon status), from Launceston, VDL to Melbourne, Victoria per the ship ‘Tamar’, steerage passenger. (ref. 220/1/2 pg 132)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 2nd February, 2019 made the following changes:
Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 389 (196). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 389 (196)), date