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Charles Anderson

Charles Anderson, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Anderson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 8th November, 1830
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 308
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 4th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Charles Anderson
Ship; Asia - NSW - 13 March 1828
No; 92
Age;  24 Est birth Year; 1803
Read & Write; Single; Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Leith
Calling; Seaman
Offence; Stealing Kings Stores
Date of Trial: 31 Dec 1825
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 Ft. 4 inches
Complexion; Dark Ruddy
Hair; Dark Black
Eyes; Dark Brown
Assigned; Hyde Park Barracks
Noted against name;  Died at Sydney 8 Nov 1830
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Charles Anderson
Date of Death: 8 Nov 1830
District: Sydney. Rev R C Hill

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th November, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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