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Francis Carr, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 166
||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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D Wong on 31st January, 2013 wrote:
Francis was 27 years old on arrival in NSW. He native place was Cavan County, Ireland. He was single.
1845: TOL Wellington
D Wong on 15th October, 2018 wrote:
Sick List of the Maitland 1840:
Folio 3: Francis Carr, aged 30, prisoner; sick or hurt, catarrhus; put on sick list 16 May 1840, discharged 25 May 1840 cured.
Francis Carr, aged 30, prisoner, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, catarrhus, complained of pain in his head and limbs, pulse rather frequent regular and soft, heat of skin above natural, tongue white furred in the centre, bowels opened; put on sick list 16 May 1840, discharged 25 May 1840 cured.
(Sick List refers to Francis as being 30 years old, so perhaps birthdate is 1810).
Francis was illiterate, 5’8¾” tall, brown and pock pitted complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes, nose a little cocked, two moles on right side of neck, three blue spots on left cheek, scar back of fore and middle fingers of right hand, scar on left knee.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1813, gender, occupation, crime