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Henry Pye

Henry Pye, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 04 July 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Pye
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 312 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 389 (196). Tasmanian Archives.
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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Community Contributions

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:

gender: m

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

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