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Charles Bremble

Charles Bremble, one of 170 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 13 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Bremble
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 13th March, 1828
Arrival date: 10th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 337 (170)
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

Ann Marie Gould on 24th April, 2021 wrote:

for stealing straw- had a wife and child in Camerton. 2nd time sent to transportation

Maureen Withey on 24th April, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record.  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-1$init=CON31-1-1p368

Maureen Withey on 24th April, 2021 wrote:

Wife, Esther Bremble. (from Conduct Record)

1841 Census in Clutton district, Camerton, Somerset, England.
Hester Brimble, age 45, Ann Brimble, age 17, Isaac Brimble, 15, Joseph Brimble, 13, Joyce Brimble, 11, and James Brimble, 9. All born in Somerset.

Maureen Withey on 24th April, 2021 wrote:

Charles Brimble, for stealing hay from James Edgell, was sentenced to seven years transportation- The prisoner was old offender—had been transported once before, and tried for another felony.
Taunton Courier, 11 April 1827.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 24th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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