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Henry Smith

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 17th March, 1836
Arrival date: 4th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 10th November, 2014 wrote:

Private Henry Smith, No. 709 of the 44th Regiment was tried in Calcutta and transported for “Mutinous and disgraceful conduct.

Henry was 27 years old on arrival, single, listed as a labourer, could read and write, 5’7’, fair complexion, native place; Dublin County.

“A quiet very well conducted and tractable man.  I never for seven months heard a word against him.” - from the Gaoler of Calcutta Jail.

1837: Assigned to George Mossman, Raymond Terrace.
23/10/1838: Sentenced to 14 days solitary confinement for gross insolence after he abused George Stewart - he had not been given a new shirt but one that had belonged to a man who had died - Newcastle.

5/8/1840: TOL
26/3/1841: TOL cancelled for being drunk and disorderly.
19/10/1841: TOL Maitland.
8/5/1847: COF.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th November, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Henry, surname: Smith, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, cri

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