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Nicholas Carr

Nicholas Carr, one of 170 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 24 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nicholas Carr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: -
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 calico
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 24th November, 1828
Arrival date: 20th April, 1829
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 534
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

Maureen Withey on 17th July, 2019 wrote:


Appointments. To be constables:
Nicholas Carr, Georgiana.
The Cornwall Press, Tues 26 May 1829

D Wong on 17th July, 2019 wrote:

Nicholas Carr was listed as 25 years old on arrival.

Born: Great Harwood.

Transported for ‘Stealing 7 pieces of Calico.

Occupation: Cotton Printer.

Nicholas was 5’7¾” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, reddish brown whiskers, grey eyes, left eyelid droops, large scar on left shin, brown mole near the left ear, single.

Father and Mother at Great Harwood, a tailor, Abraham Carr.

“I was last working as a Weaver for Elphraim Manning Wife & 2 children”.

1830 Muster: Field Police.

1832-33 Musters: Public Works.

16/4/1835: Free by Servitude.

26/11/1836: Permission to marry Mary Worthington (Arab).
No marriage registered.

13/12/1836: Passenger Launceston to Port Phillip per ‘Henry’.

8/8/1837: Permission to marry Julia Maria Cramp (Arab).
No marriage registered.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), crime

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