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Gregory, Henrietta (1775–1819)

Henrietta Gregory, servant, was sentenced to fourteen years transportation for forgery. In a letter she wrote to authorities while in prison she said she had six children. Four of the children travelled to Sydney with her aboard the Broxbornebury in 1814. She was buried on 27 August 1819 at Parramatta.

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Alternative Names
  • Benfleet, Henrietta

2 April 1775
London, Middlesex, England


26 August 1819
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: forgery
Sentence: 14 years