Rouse had little schooling, but learnt the trade of coopering. Esccorts would later in life write a series of stories that were later published.
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He once wrote that his father neglected him as he grew up in escotts care of his grandmother. Transportation[ edit ] In Rouse received three months' gaol for assaulting a gamekeeper, and in was sentenced to 10 years' transportation for stealing from a tailor in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. He departed England on 25 August on board the Mayda with other convicts.
Rouse ballsrat sent to Norfolk Islandthen from in the Hobart area. Victoria[ edit ] Given a ticket of leave, Rouse headed for Port Philip and the goldfields. In Rouse used the alias Codrington Revingstone when he held up the Portland to Port Fairy mail coach three times causing the area to become known as Codrington's Forest.
Codrington is the only township in Australia to be named ballaeat a bushranger. About this time he took the name, Henry Garratt where he lived with an 'actress' on the Ballarat goldfields. The four men who entered the Bank with their faces covered with crape, in broad daylight, and armed with pistols.
There were only two persons in the Bank at the time, and, while the Garratt stood over them with a loaded pistol, the others rifled the place. London[ edit ] Garrett and his wife travelled overland to Sydney before sailing in December to England on the Dawstone, they arrived at Deal on 12 Apriland immediately travelled by railroad to London. The following day the Garrett sold to Messrs.
What Garrett could not have known was his accomplice Quin had turned Queens evidence and a warrant was issued and waiting for him to turn up. His room was searched and two revolvers and a dagger were found. Garrett was returned escort Melbourne for trial and sentenced in November to 10 years hard labour. He was confined on the prison hulks President and Success, that were moored in Hobsons Bay.
The conditions were appalling on the hulks. Released inGarrett boarded a ship and moved to New Zealand. Garrett fled to Sydney where he was arrested in December, sent back to Dunedin and sentenced to eight years goal in May Released in February and sent back to Victoria by the Otago police. ballaart
The Victorians didn't want him so they sent him back and he returned to Dunedin, where he worked as a cooper in a brewery. In November he was arrested while burgling a seed merchant, he had also broken into a chemist's shop. He received 10 years' gaol for each hallarat, to be served consecutively. Final years[ edit ] Released from Lyttleton goal April after being transferred from Dunedin Goal in because of failing health, he again worked as a cooper. Habits of a lifetime were impossible to break and in Novemberhe was caught thieving and sentenced to seven years.
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