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Henry Watson, one of 209 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 30 December 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 20 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 383 (193)
||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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D Wong on 30th April, 2017 wrote:
6/4/1849 London Evening Standard London, England:
Henry Mottram, 23, Henry Watson, 18, and John Martin, 15, were indicted for a highway robbery, with violence, at Delamere.
Henry Mottram was also on board ‘Mermaid’. No ship found for John Martin.
Henry Watson was 21 years old on arrival in WA. He was 5’6” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, round face, fresh complexion, seven stars on back of left and, single, illiterate.
No marriage or death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 30th April, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime