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Whiting, Henry (1819–?)

Henry Whiting, a shoemaker, was sentenced to seven years transportation for selling stolen copper. He arrived in Sydney in 1837 aboard the Lloyds. He was recorded as being 5 feet 6¼ inches (168.7 cms) tall. His complexion was dark pale and a little freckled, and he had brown hair and eyes. He had no previous convictions. He was assigned to A. Busby. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1842. He married Emma Armfield in 1873.

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'Whiting, Henry (1819–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/whiting-henry-25307/text33733, accessed 28 January 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1819
Kent, England

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Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: receiving stolen goods
Sentence: 7 years