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Henry Surmans, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 16 March 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 7 (5). Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON31-1-41)& Description List (CON18-1-16, page 277, image 153)& Marriage (CON52-1-3, page 418). England Criminal Registers (HO27/56, page 305). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/15). Ancestry.
||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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Iris Dunne on 25th January, 2019 wrote:
Criminal Register:- aged 16, Offence of Housebreaking before convicted of Felony
No.7860 Prison Hulk ship York moored at Gosport, Received 6 August 1838, aged 16, Tried 23 July 1838 at Guildford, Surrey, Offence: Housebreaking and Larceny, sentence Life, Trade: Labourer, can read and write, Transferred 12 March 1839 to Marquis of Hastings bound for VDL.
Conduct Record:- Tried 23 July 1838, Transported for House Breaking and stealing a waistcoat
Description List:- Trade: Gardiner, aged 17
Marriage Permission date 11 March 1851, Emma Haltwood (free)
Convict Changes History
nik surman on 25th January, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 25th January, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 7 (5). Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON31-1-41)& Description List (CON18-1-16, page 277, image 153)& Marriage (CON52-1-3, page 418). England C