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Matthew Carr

Matthew Carr, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Matthew Carr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: 20th January, 1832
Age: 25 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: -
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW State Records, (Muster HO10/19)&(convict Records, Title: List of Assigned Convicts Non-Mechanics, 1822-1824; Volume: 4/4570D)&(Convict Death Index 1791-1873, 4/4549; Reel 690, Page 035). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 146
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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Peter Hinds on 8th June, 2020 wrote:

Matthew Carr was one of the convicts placed onboard the Lucy Ann on 3 May 1830 bound for Norfolk Island (see The Campbelltown Convicts).

Iris Dunne on 9th June, 2020 wrote:

9 September 1822, with Mr Willmott of George Street

Convict Muster 1825, Est. Birth year 1807

Convict Death Register, 20/01/1832, age 34, District/Parish: Norfolk Island. Lt Col Morisset
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th January, 2021 wrote:

1825 - General Muster. Government Employee.

1825 - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser Thu 10 Mar 1825.  Page 2.  POLICE
Same day, Matthew Carr, prisoner of the crown, stood charged by Mr. Lord, with having stolen from
the premises near Cox the blacksmith, a piece of lignum vitae the property of Mr. Lord, and which
he had received as a sample from Newcastle. The wood was traced to a place where it had been left by the prisoner, and was identified by the owner. Sentenced to tread-mill for 14 days.

1828 - 14 Aug. Phoenix Hulk. Discharge Book.

1828 - Census. No; 455. Raffles Bay

1830 - 29 Mar. Phoenix Hulk. Entrance Book. Trade; Wheelwright. Convict. Native Place; Mayo. General Sessions 19 Feb 1830. Offence; Stealing a Box and copious tools. Sentence; 2 years. Norfolk Island.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 8th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 9th June, 2020 made the following changes:

source: NSW State Records, (Muster HO10/19)&(convict Records, Title: List of Assigned Convicts Non-Mechanics, 1822-1824; Volume: 4/4570D)&(Convict Death Index 1791-1873, 4/4549; Reel 690, Page 035). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Cla

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th January, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation

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