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Details for the convict Henry Atkin (1836)

Convict Name:Henry Atkin
Trial Place:Wexford
Trial Date:1836
Sentence:7 years
Notes:Source of information: Peter Mayberry's Irish Convicts to NSW website
 
Arrival Details
Ship:Captain Cook (3)
Arrival Year:1836
 
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Henry was born about 1815 Fifeshire Scotland and convicted Wexford Ireland in 1836 of "receive stolen goods" and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
Henry arrived Sydney aged 21 aboard Captain Cook on 13 November 1836 with Indent showing alias "Atkins" and trade soldier and farm servant.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
Henry gained his Certificate of Freedom 43/0523 dated 4 April 1843.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
Henry was convicted at Berrima on 9 Sept 1844 of murder John Daly on 16 January 1844 and sentenced to death. Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 7 Oct 1844 p4 and Sydney Herald 12 Feb 1844 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
Henry Atkins was hanged 8 October 1844 at Berrima Gaol. Source; Morning Chronicle 16 Oct 1844 p3 and Sydney Morning Herald 15 Oct 1844 p 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014

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