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Henry Rochester, one of 325 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, May 1792
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th September, 1841
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 188
||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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Ann Maurer on 19th June, 2014 wrote:
Tried at Lewes, Sussex; buried St Matthew’s CoE, Windsor; died as a reult of an accidental fall while intoxicated; Spouse: Margaret Hayes;Children: James b c1800 and Mary b c1803;
Denis Pember on 22nd February, 2016 wrote:
Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref R1183] Rochester, Henry, 55, Fs, Royal Admiral, 1792, 14 years, Farmer, South Creek, Pitt Town.
[Ref R1184] Rochester, Margaret, 60, FS, Marquis Cornwallis, 1797, 7 years.
(# Appendix 1.. Surname Rochester or Hayes)
Margaret appears to have forgotten the life sentence.
The son James is located with his wife at Windsor [Ref R1186].
Convict Changes History
Ann Maurer on 19th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of death: 20th September, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime