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Henry Whitehead, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th May, 1838
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Nhttp://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31470537umber 316
||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 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