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Charles Bond

Charles Bond, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Bond
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 7th January, 1897
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 220
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

Anonymous on 15th June, 2012 wrote:

Convicted 5 April 1843 Northamptonshire
Born Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire
Mother -Jane McDONALD
Father James BOND
Married Ellen ONIONS 31 July 1854 Oatlands,Tasmania (Van Dieman’s land)
6 children
Tasmanian Pioneer’s Index 1804 - 1899 CD -ROM

Brendan Reason on 28th February, 2015 wrote:

Born Cold Ashby ,Northamptonshire,England
married 1853-1854 Oatlands,tasmania,Australia to
Ellenor ONIONS b ireland b abt 1816- d 1907 Oatlands,tasmania,Australi
transported 1849 . Came out on the ship ” Australasia “
Had one son and 5 daughters -4 living
photo of Ellenor Onions in the book ” A Drift of derwent Duck ” by Trudy Cowley

D Wong on 13th May, 2019 wrote:

Northampton Mercury Northamptonshire, England
1 Apr 1843
Charles Bond, charged with killing sheep belonging to George Gee, of Cold Ashby.

Charles Bond was 23 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire.

Charles was literate, single, protestant, 5’3½” tall, fresh complexion, red hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, freckled?? scar on left thumb, 2 scars on forefinger right hand, small scar on lower lip.

1/12/1846: TOL
12/8/1851: CP approved.

31/7/1854: Married Ellen/Eleanor Onions at Oatlands Church, Charles Bond 32, labourer - Ellen Onions 32, Housemaid.
1853: Catherine
1855: Elizabeth
1857: Mary Ann
1859: Laura Maria
14/3/1861: Charles William Bond - died from disease of knee joint & spine, and was buried on the 26/7/1887 at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, aged 26.
(9/9/1882 married Grace Harbuckle, a minor, registered at Hamilton).
They had a son, George Alfred Bond, born 26/9/1884, registered at Oatlands. He died 7/12/1884, 10 months old, of Acute Bronchitis and Hereditary Syphilis.
1863: Alice Margaret

7/1/1897: Charles Bond died, aged 75, a labourer, of Senility.

20/11/1907: Eleanor died of senility at daughter Alice’s residence, Mount Seymour, 80 years old, labourer’s widow.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 15th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1821-00-00, gender m

Brendan Reason on 28th February, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 1897 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 13th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 7th January, 1897 (prev. 1897), occupation

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