Henry Prialux became the Assistant Commissariat General based in Hobart.
He was from Guernsey, Channel Islands, married to Amelia Hide and returned to England in February 8th, 1855 with 5 unmarried daughters. Amelia died in 1853 in Hobart as did his son Henry William George at Sandy Bay in 1858.
She married Henry Priaulx and had at least 5 daughters.Henry William Priaulx born 1 DEC 1830 Tasmania, Australia and died in 1858
Emily Hannah Priaulx born 12 SEP 1832 Tasmania, Australia who married William Heath Vlieland
Maria Margaret Priaulx born 31 JUL 1833 Tasmania, Australia who married Eugene Bellairs.
Clarinda Elizabeth Priaulx born 03 JUN 1835 Tasmania, Australia
Louisa Priaulx born 26 OCT 1836 Tasmania, Australia
Marianne Helen Priaulx 19 jan 1839
Elizabeth Chapelier Priaulx 22 Nov 1843
Official sources give different dates for the births !
He also worked in the Commissariat Department. One daughter remained in Tasmania, Maria Margaret Priaulx who married 1955 Eugene Bellairs, surveyor and explorer, and she died in New Zealand
He was Deputy Commissariat General of Tasmania.
PRIAULX Henry, assistant-commissary-general, Linden cottage, West hill
William Vlieland was married to his daughter Emily Hannah Priaulx and therefore was as a son in law, the executor of his father in laws will in 1872.
London Gazette about this matter.
JL the High Court of Justice, made in the matter of
the estate of Henry Priaulx, deceased, and: in an action
Harward against Vlieland, 1-878, P., 110, the creditors of
Henry Priaulx, late of Budleigh Salterton, in the county
of Devon, Esq., who died in or about the month of
October, 1872, are, on or before the 25th day of October,
1884, to send by post, prepaid, to Mr. Frederic Burrow, of
Cullompton, in the county of Devon, the next friend of
the infant plaintiff, their Christian and surname, addresses
and descriptions, the full particulars of their
claims, a statement of their accounts, and the nature
of the securities (if any) held by them, or in default
thereof they will be peremptorily excluded from the
benefit of the said Order. Every creditor holding any
security is to produce the same before Mr. Justice
Pearson, at his chambers, the Royal Courts of Justice,
London, on the 1st day of November, 1884, at twelve
clock at noon, being the time appointed for adjudication
on the claims.—Dated this 23rd day of February, 1884
Another newspaperclipping is about stealing by two servants of Henry.
Pedder C.J., 9 February 1832
Source: Independent (Launceston), 18 February 1832
William Jenks and John Wilson, stood charged with Burglary in the house of Henry Priadlx [sic], on 31st May, 1832, and stealing therefrom various articles, the property of Richard Clark.
A second count charged the Burglary in the house of Richard Clark.
Richard Clark, sworn - On the 16th June last I was overseer to Mr. Priaulx’s, and resided on his farm on the North Esk; the two prisoners were Mr. Priaulx’s servants; there were two houses on the farm, the one of which I resided, the men in the other; I came into the town on the last day of May and locked the house door, and otherwise secured the premises; the house was so closed that no one could get in without breaking it open; I returned about 6 o’clock the same evening and found the house had been broken open; When I left the farm Jenks was with the cattle, Wilson at the men’s hut; on going into the house I missed several things belonging to me and to Mr. Priaulx; a watch of mine, and a fowling piece of Mr. Priaulx’s, with a variety of other articles; when I returned to the hut the prisoners were not there; about 4 days afterwards I saw some of my property; my watch was brought to me by Capt. Stewart’s shepherd.
Henry Priaulx, sworn. - Have a farm a short distance from Launceston; in June 1830, the prisoners were in my employ, and were residing on the farm.
George Graves, sworn. - In May and June 1831, was an assigned servant to Captain Stewart, know the prisoners at the bar; I lived alone in a hut, at a place called Russel’s Plains, which was about 2 or 2½ miles from where the prisoners lived, recollect seeing them either in the latter end of May or beginning of June very early; I saw them first at another hut of Mr. Stewart’s, at Stoney Hill, about 5 o’clock; there was a fire, and a strange musket under the bed; I cooheed, but no one answered; in about half an hour afterwards one of my master’s shepherds came up, in company with the two prisoners, not having on their usual dress; about 9 or 10 at night went with me to my hut; going along Jenks said he had absconded; I asked the reason of it, he replied, he would have a short life and a merry one; they were both armed; I saw them no more after this till the following Thursday night; when they came to my hut; Jenks then had a musket and a fowling piece, the other one was not desirous of going with him; early in the morning the big one (Jenks) asked me to sell a watch for him, and purchase some powder and shot; and desired Wilson to give me the cloths he had on for the same purpose; this took place about 5 in the morning; I left the prisoners in the hut, but they did not stay there many minutes; Jenks told me that he had broken open Clark’s place and had taken all he could carry.
Nicholas Carr, sworn. - I was a constable in May 1831, belonging to Launceston District; know the prisoners; on the 3rd June had a warrant to take them in custody; went over to Mr. Priaux’s but where the overseer stopped, thence to Lawrence’s where he remained till Graves, Captain Stewart’s shepherd came in for a bottle of rum for these men, who, he stated were at his hut; he went on a head, we followed, went to the hut and found the men there; I attempted to seize Jenks, when Wilson ran to the fowling piece which stood in the hut; I seized it and took it from him; this is the piece; while I was trying to get the handcuffs on him, Jenks attempted to draw a pistol from his breast; with the assistance of the other constables the two men were secured; this is the pistol; the musket I also saw in the hut; all the arms were loaded; the musket had a ball and slugs in it - the fowling piece was loaded in a similar way, I found a black crepe shawl, a brown jacket, a striped waistcoat, and a pair of nankeen trowsers on the prisoners; these are the same; the prisoners were then brought into town.
Joseph Bass, sworn. - Am a constable; know the prisoners; I went with constable Carr and Smeed to apprehend these men, on the 8rd June last; we took them at Captain Stewart’s hut; they were sitting on each side the fire, one on the right and the other on the left; we rushed into the house; Wilson caught hold of a fowling piece, which Carr took from him; I caught hold of Jenks, who put his hand into his bosom where there was a pistol concealed; in drawing it out it got entangled in a shot belt which he wore; I took the pistol from him and we handcuffed them both; and then returned with the prisoners in custody.
Verdict - Guilty of stealing 3 blankets value11s. 2 white shirts 10s. 1 check shirt 1s. 6d. 1 black shawl 9s. 1 watch 70s. 1 shot belt 1s. the property of Richard Clark, but not in a dwelling house, and not guilty on the rest of the information. The prisoner Wilson, was recommended to mercy.
 On 17 February 1832, Jenks and Wilson were both sentenced to transportation for seven years: Independent (Launceston), 18 February 1832.
 This meant a serving convict, assigned by the governor to work for a private master.
 Pedder thought that Wilson, who was not quite of age, had been intimidated into committing the crime, AOT MM 71/8, pp. 181-3.
Henry was married to Amelia Hide
Amelia Hide (1804 - 1853)Born in St Peter Port Channel Islands, Guernsey, Channel Islands on 9 Jul 1804 to William Hide and Elizabeth Phillips. Amelia married Henry George Priaulx and had 8 children. She passed away on 11 Nov 1853 in Davey, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Her brother was a seacaptain.
Born on 31 Dec 1831 to Henry George Priaulx and Amelia Hide was Emily Hannah married William Heath Vlieland and had 4 children. She passed away on 29 Jun 1881
Henry Prialux became the Assistant Commissariat General based in Hobart. He was from Guernsey, Channel Islands, married to Amelia Hide and returned to England in February 8th, 1855 with 5 unmarried daughters. Amelia died in 1853 in Hobart as did his son Henry William George at Sandy Bay in 1858. He also worked in the Commissariat Department. One daughter remained in Tasmania, Maria Margaret Priaulx who married 1855 Eugene Bellairs, surveyor and explorer, and she died in New Zealand.