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Charles Armstrong

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Armstrong
Aliases: Charles Johnston
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Gamekeeper
Date of Death: 26th May, 1865
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Ireland. Tyrone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: 24th August, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts


Primary source: pcug.org.au
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 28th May, 2013 wrote:

Charles Armstrong alias Charles Johnston was a Gamekeeper of the Parish of Clogher.  He was transported for stealing a cow.

Date of Birth says 1802 but other records show he was 19 years old when convicted in 1819.

15/6/1825: Assigned to D L McAlister.

7/12/1826: COF, Under the name of Charles Johnston.

1828 Census: Age 28, Superintendent to Major Lockyer.

26/8/1828: Married Naomi Wright, 19, at St. John’s Parramatta.  They had 12 children, Charles was free.

Charles was 5’3” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

26/5/1865: Charles died of apoplexy at Laggan near Goulburn.  His occupation was listed as a Saddler.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1802, date of death 26th May, 1865, gender, occupation, crime

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