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Henry Whitehead

Henry Whitehead, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Whitehead
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 10th May, 1838
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 286 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Nhttp://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31470537umber 316
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

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 wrote:

1/12/1835 Sheffield Iris Yorkshire, England:
William Lee, Henry Whitehead, and Alfred Reville, charged with robbing a man named Thomas Johnson of his watch, in a yard in Holly Street.

Alfred Reville was also on board the Lady Nugent.

Henry Whitehead was listed as 21 years old on arrival - he was born at Sheffield.

Gaol Report: character &c very bad, Idle profligate travelling thief, twice convicted, twice impd.

Stated this Offence: Stealing a Watch, once for Housebreaking 1 month, once for robbing my Master 6 months, once for Vagrancy 1 month, once 21 days for leaving my Master, punished at the Hulk for Thieving.

Henry was 5’4½” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, single, Woman, Dog M R. above Elbow - H.W. below elbow left arm Woman R. M. inside rt arm.

10/5/1838: Henry died at the New Norfolk Hospital, listed as 20 years old.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Nhttp://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31470537umber 316 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Nu

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