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Henry Stavely

Henry Stavely, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Stavely
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th July, 1828
Age: 20 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 350
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

M Ee on 1st December, 2018 wrote:

Died of diarrhoea/dysentery aboard the William Miles on 17 July 1828, enroute to Van Diemen’s Land (Source:  Surgeon’s Journal, 17 March to 23 August 18282, E. Johnston, Surgeon).

D Wong on 4th December, 2018 wrote:

10/8/1827 Stamford Mercury Lincolnshire, England:

Sentence of death was recorded against Henry Staveley, 19 ; George Hopkinson, 16, and Catherine Foster, 24, for assaulting and robbing John Wass on the highway at Kelham.

(Date of birth from the newspaper report).

Convict Changes History

M Ee on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th July, 1828 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 4th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), crime

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