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Charles Adams

Charles Adams, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Adams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Sussex, City of Chichester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 227 (114)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th October, 2021 wrote:

1823 - Name; George Adams - 1823
Petition by his sister Esther Ball for him to be ordered up to Sydney and assigned to her; prepared to defray the expenses of his removal

1824 - Assigned Andrew Ball, George Street.

1826 - Death of Sister.
Australia, Death Index
Name: Esther Ball
Date: 1826 - Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1826387 10

1828 - Australia Census. Employment/Remarks; No; 4 Road Gang.

1829 - Certificate of Freedom. No; 29/476
Ship; Morley - 1823. at Hobart Town
Age; 26 [1803]
Native Place; London, England
Trade or calling; Silk Weaver
Trial where & Date 17 April 1822
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Sallow & Slightly freckled
Remarks; Came up from Hobart Town in April 1824 by permission of Sir Brisbane in order to live with his sister the wife of Andrew Ball, George Street.
Noted across Ticket; Was transported to Port Macquarie for the renewal of his original sentence by Sydney Bench for a Robbery

Tony Beale on 16th January, 2022 wrote:

Mary Brennan in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1828-1830, 1838-1839
Name: Mary Brennan
[Margaret Brennan] mistress Mrs Howell
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1799
Age: 31
Arrival year: 1829
Arriving Vessel: Surry 4
Spouse Name: Charles Adams free by servitude (7yrs) Labourer
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1807
Spouse Age: 23
Spouse Arrival Year: 1823
Spouse Vessel: Edward
Marriage Year: Abt 1830
Application Date: 26 Jul 1830
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Rev Richard Hill

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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