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Francis Carr

Francis Carr, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Carr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Leicester Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 166
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

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

15/1/1848: COF

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

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