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William Carlow

William Carlow, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Carlow
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1858
Age: 58 years

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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Suffolk, Liberty of Bury St Edmunds Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 98
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 21st August, 2011 wrote:

He was working as a stockman in Bathurst for Rev Samuel Marsden in the 1828 cencus.He was convicted for burglary to Death originally, then commuted to Life in NSW. He married Catherine Long, who was 1st married to James Grimes on 20/8/1827 but he deserted her in 1832 & went to Tasmania, William Carlow married Catherine on 13 Jan 1854 in Coonabarabran. Catherine survived a court case for bigamy in 1862 when someone reported James Grimes to be still alive in Tasmania at the time.
William Carlow died at their property "Dandry" Coonabarabran on 22 April 1858. Leaving 3 daughters & 2 sons all born before they married.

D Wong on 27th February, 2018 wrote:

1830: TOL Bathurst.
20/7/1837: Recommended for a CP
20/7/1837: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1858 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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