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Peter Carrington

Peter Carrington, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Carrington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th November, 1807
Occupation: Whitesmith
Date of Death: 14th March, 1886
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 117 (61) Leeds Yorkshire parish 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

Karyn on 10th January, 2014 wrote:

18 March 1839 - Ticket of Leave Granted.

9 March 1840 - Charged with being in a public house after hours.

7 March 1842 - Charged with being in a public house after hours.

29 November 1843 - Ticket of leave cancelled for misconduct.

8 November 1844 - Eligible to obtain Certificate of Freedom.

10 November 1853 - Married Charlotte Drinkwater at Trinity Church, Adelaide, SA

July 1859 - Applicant for Relief, Port Elliot and Goolwa.

8 August 1859 - Destitute Board grants 2 rations for one month.

14 March 1886 - Died at 76 years of age in Wentworth, NSW.

D Wong on 10th January, 2014 wrote:

Peter was 24 years old on arrival in VDL.  He was transported for “Stealing brass and iron” and he had been convicted twice before.  His occupation was a Whitesmith/Bell Hanger.

Peter had long arms, Mermaid on Right arm, J.R.P.C.-MT, Bottle, Pipe etc., on left arm, hazel eyes, brown hair, was 5’4” tall, single and could read and write.

Father was Benjamin Carrington, engineer at Liverpool, he had 5 sisters and 2 brothers, all with their mother and father.

1832-1835: Public Works.

Darren Pine on 2nd August, 2020 wrote:

Peter and Charlotte had five children, three of whom survived to adulthood and went on to have families of their own.

Convict Changes History

Karyn on 10th January, 2014 made the following changes:

gender, occupation

D Wong on 10th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806, date of death 14th March, 1886, occupation, crime

Darren Pine on 2nd August, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 117 (61) Leeds Yorkshire parish records (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 117 (61)

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