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Henry Summers, one of 209 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 05 October 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
||George Henry Summers
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229 (116). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 15th September, 2016 wrote:
Henry or George Henry SUMMERS was convicted at Gloucester on 31 Dec 1839 for stealing potatoes. 10yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: character bad, 4th conviction, whipped. Hulk Report: orderly. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Hindostan’ arriving 19 Jan 1841.
Aged 16yrs; carpenter & joiner’s labourer; single; Protestant; can read & write.
Native Place - Gloster
Assignments in Colony. Two yr probation period.
Several records of misconduct.
Further charge, in the Colony of VDL:
24 Jan 1860 Hobart Supreme Court - Burglary. 6 yrs penal servitude, Port Arthur.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th September, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229 (116). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 229