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Owen Carr

Owen Carr, one of 300 convicts transported on the Lady Palmira [Palmyra], 04 March 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Carr
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Northumberland. Newcastle Upon Tyne Boro'Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Palmyra
Departure date: 4th March, 1846
Arrival date: 22nd August, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 310 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 43 (23). Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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

Nell Murphy on 22nd February, 2017 wrote:

Owen CARR was convicted at Newcastle, Northumberland on 7 Jan 1846 for stealing canvas. One previous conviction. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Palmyra’ arriving 26 Aug 1846.

Aged 16yrs; single man; Roman Catholic; can read; labourer; 5’0 1/2”; fresh complexion; black hair; Hazel eyes.
Native Place: Newcastle, England.
Sisters: Ann, Catherine & Mary

Van Diemen’s Land:
1846: Sent to Point Puer (a youth correctional facility, near Port Arthur).
1849: Assigned at Cascades, south Hobart.
1849: Prison Barracks, Hobart.

5 Feb 1850: Ticket of Leave granted.
25 May 1852: Ticket of Leave revoked (misconduct)
7 Jan 1853: Free Certificate

15 Jan 1853: Departed VDL for Melbourne, Victoria per the ship ‘Clarence’, from Launceston. Owen Carr, steerage, free by servitude. (ref. 220/1/3 -27)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 22nd February, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 43 (23). Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number

Nell Murphy on 22nd February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000)

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