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Charles Blanchard

Charles Blanchard, one of 184 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 28 September 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Blanchard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 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: Georgiana
Departure date: 28th September, 1832
Arrival date: 1st February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 435 (218)
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

David Cairns of Finavon on 5th December, 2017 wrote:

Treated for Cholera on voyage (Surgeon’s report, Georgiana)

D Wong on 5th December, 2017 wrote:

15/3/1832 Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette Somerset, England:
Charles Blanchard and Isaac Witchell, for horsestealing.

Isaac Witchell arrived on the Planter 1832 (NSW)

Charles Blanchard was listed as 20 years old on arrival - 5’4½” tall, fair complexion, reddish hair, hazel eyes, face and arms freckled, single.

Constant absconder - 13/11/1834 sentenced to 7 years for absconding.

9/12/1842: TOL
9/6/1846: Recommended for a CP
5/10/1847: CP

No marriage or death date found.  In 1876 he was in Launceston - convicted of exposing himself in public.

Convict Changes History

David Cairns of Finavon on 5th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 5th December, 2017 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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