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Henry Sharp

Henry Sharp, one of 148 convicts transported on the England, 28 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Sharp
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Conditional pardon
Date of Death: 23rd January, 1868
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: England
Departure date: 28th April, 1826
Arrival date: 18th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 147 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 23 (13)
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

Debra on 20th March, 2012 wrote:

1st of March 1826 at Kingston on Thames Assizes, sentenced to life imprisonment.

Anonymous on 20th March, 2012 wrote:

Caroline Moore at Cobbitty, Narellan, New South Wales, Australia - 18th of April 1840. Caroline’s first husband, Henry Norris, was the brother of Ann Norris who sailed to Western Australia with her husband Daniel Tapper aboard the Rockingham in 1830

Anonymous on 20th March, 2012 wrote:

Recommended for a Conditional pardon on the 1st October 1841 by James MacArthur, William MacArthur, H. Antill (JP) and F. Allman (PM)

Anonymous on 20th March, 2012 wrote:

Description at time of sentencing. Height - 5ft 4in, complextion-ruddy, hair - brown, eyes - brown, occupation - labourer

Iris Dunne on 12th June, 2020 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Justitia moored in Woolwich, Received 14 Apr 1826 from Kingston Upon Thames, aged 25, Offence Arson, transferred for transportation 15 April 1826

All these men were tried 13 March 1826 at Kingston on Thames Ass’s for Burglary (Henry Sharp for Arson), transferred to the Hulk ship Justitia & then transported together (Thomas Smith, George Shirley, James Norman, Henry Wood, James Spencer, William Phillips, Edward Froom, Henry Sharp, John Edmunds)

Convict Changes History

Debra on 20th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-00-00 (prev. 1801-07-13)

Michael Sharp on 2nd December, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-07-13, date of death 1868-01-23, gender m

Rhys Sharp on 25th March, 2013 made the following changes:

crime

Iris Dunne on 12th June, 2020 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 23 (13) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 23 (13))

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