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Charles Archard

Charles Archard, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Archard
Aliases: Charles Orchard
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 260
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 9th May, 2019 wrote:

Salisbury. The following 14 prisoners were fully convicted of the crimes for which they were respectively indicted and had sentence of death passed on them:...
Charles Archard, and Samuel Elms, for horse-stealing. All the above prisoners, excepting the two first, Watkins and Webb, have been reprieved.  Salisbury Journal, 2 Aug 1819

HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831,
p 51. (Laurel)
Recd from New Sarum, 23 Sept 1819 (12 prisoners)
Chas. Archard, aged 23, convicted of a felony at New Sarum 24 July 1819, sentenced to transportation for life. 21 Oct 1819, NSW.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th September, 2020 wrote:

1824 - Apr.  Name: Letitia McGannathan. Re permission to marry at Liverpool, Page: 622
Charles Orchard or Archard, Convict per Coromandel
Letitia McGannathan. Free

1828 -
No; 312. Orchard. Letitia. Age 40. F.S. AD Charles/ 1811. - Protestant. Labourer. Bringelly
No; 313. Orchard. Charles. Age 33. G. S. Coromandel. 1820. Protestant. Life. Labourer. Bringelly

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th May, 2019 made the following changes:


Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th September, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Charles Orchard, gender: m

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