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Henry Smart

Henry Smart, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sarah, 29 November 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Smart
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Gentleman's servant
Date of Death: 16th June, 1887
Age: 80 years

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: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sarah
Departure date: 29th November, 1836
Arrival date: 29th March, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 412
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

D Wong on 31st July, 2018 wrote:

14/3/1836 Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England:
Henry Smart was convicted of having, on the 23rd of lat February, with others, assaulted and robbed William Church, in Savernake Forest.

Henry Smart was listed as 30 years old on arrival in VDL, he wa 5’6ΒΌ” tall, fresh complexion, dark hair and whiskers, dark grey eyes, slightly pockpitted.

Native Place: Maldon.

12/8/1840: Treated for Opthalmia - New Norfolk Hospital.

16/6/1887: Henry Smart died at the New Town Pauper Establishment, of Senilis, aged 82, he was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Paupers section.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st July, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th June, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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