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Charles Baker

Charles Baker, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Waterman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 145 (74)
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

D Wong on 19th November, 2012 wrote:

Charles Baker was about 30 years old on arrival in NSW.

29//7/1822: On list of convicted forwarded to Liverpool for distribution.

6/10/1823: Sentenced to 3 years for robbing a store and was sent to Port Macquarie.

1828: Received COF

1831: Stated he went home free, in 1831 per Toward Castle.

8/10/1840: Tried in Sydney for receiving stolen goods.  He was married at this time.  Sent to Norfolk Island (7 years).

26/7/1845: Arrived in VDL per Governor Phillip from Norfolk Island.

He was 53 years old, protestant, could read and write, 5’5 1/2” tall, sallow complexion, hazel eyes, dark brown hair.

6/2/1846: Emerged from gang.
26/8/1847: Free by servitude.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1792, gender, occupation, crime

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