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Henry Rouse, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 377 (190). Old Bailey court records. Tasmanian
Archives - convict records.
||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 1st October, 2018 wrote:
Henry ROUSE was convicted at Middlesex, London in 1817 for break, enter & steal, along with George Yates and James Gregory. They all received the Death sentence. Henry Rouse was Transported to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Ocean’ 1817, for Life.
Aged 20 yrs according to court record, but 29yrs on convict indent in 1818; waterman & pilot; 5’9” height; pale complexion; light brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Scarborough (ref. convict record).
This Henry Rouse is recorded as being transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), a Colony of Australia. His Convict Conduct record has no notation or outcome but there is a record of his details.
(N.B. There were other convicts in the Colony by this name or variations of spelling of name.)
Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th May, 2021 wrote:
New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
Name; Henry Rouse
Ship arrived by; Ocean
To whom assigned; MISSING
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 377 (190). Old Bailey court records. Tasmanian
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