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Henry Stroud

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Stroud
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 4th May, 1848
Age: 39 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Southampton (Town) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON37-1-4,450,18,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd February, 2013 wrote:

Henry Stroud was convicted at Southhampton on 22/07/1828 for poaching. 7 yr sentence. Transported to NSW on the ‘Waterloo’.

SECOND CONVICTION Sydney Supreme Court 04/07/1844 for horsestealing, from Mr. Anderson at Wollongong. 10yr sentence.
Served time in NSW 1846, 1847. Sent to Norfolk Island. From Norfolk Island to Hobart 03/11/1847 per Lady ...... 3rd class pass holder.

Native Place: Poole, Somersetshire, England.
Blacksmith; aged 38yrs; 5’11”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.

Died in Hospital, Launceston, VDL 04/05/1848.

(Details taken from VDL/Tasmanian records - more inf. could be found on NSW archives.)

Maureen Withey on 29th September, 2019 wrote:

Tasmanian Record, Death under sentence, https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON63-1-2$init=1355357
Henry Stroud, by Ships Waterloo and Lady Franklin.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd February, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1809, date of death 4th May, 1848, gender, occupation, crime

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