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Charlotte Ann Alvey

Charlotte Ann Alvey, one of 89 convicts transported on the Brothers, 20 November 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charlotte Ann Alvey
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Brothers
Departure date: 20th November, 1823
Arrival date: 5th April, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 111 (57)
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

Maureen Withey on 10th March, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 10 March 2020), September 1823, trial of CHARLOTTE ANN ALVEY (t18230910-318).
CHARLOTTE ANN ALVEY, Theft > pocketpicking, 10th September 1823.

1288. CHARLOTTE ANN ALVEY was indicted for stealing, on the 6th of September , from the person of John Holmes , seven sovereigns, and one Bank note , his property.

JOHN HOLMES . I am a sailor . On the night of the 6th of September. I met the prisoner at the Black Horse, public-house, Rosemary-lane ; she asked me to have something to drink - I gave her some rum and water, and stopped there for half an hour; I had a 5 l. note in my waistcoat pocket, and seven sovereigns in my side pocket. I do not know what time it was - I was drunk, but recollect what passed - she put her hand into my pocket, and took seven sovereigns - I felt her do it, and she took the 5 l. note from my waistcoat pocket; we were then in the street, we had gone outside the door - I took the 5 l. note out of her mouth - she ran away, I did not follow her; but in the morning, I found her drinking, and gave her in charge. I gave the note to the officer, and have not found the sovereigns.

THOMAS HARRISON . I am an officer. I was going out on the 7th of September; and at the watch-house, I found the prosecutor, the prisoner, and two more - he gave charge of her for robbing him of seven sovereigns, and a 5 l. note, and shewed me the note, saying he took it from her mouth; he was a little fresh then; I asked her what she did with the sovereigns; she said she did not take them; I asked her what she did with the note - she gave no answer.

Prisoner’s Defence. I met him about half past one o’clock at night; he said, he wanted a girl who lived in St. Catherine’s. I said, perhaps I might know her - I went to look for her - he had 5 s. or 6 s. worth of rum and water, and was very much in liquor.

GUILTY . Aged 29.

Transported for Seven Years.


One of 39 women on board “Brothers” who landed in NSW.
Surgeon’s Comment on Conduct on board during the voyage.
Charlotte Ann Alvey – orderly.

Certificate of Freedom obtained during the last week:
Brothers (1) – Charlotte Ann Alvey.
Sydney Gazette, 10 Dec 1831.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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