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Charles Carter

Charles Carter, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 19th June, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 171 (86) http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31060484
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

Ian Carter on 9th October, 2013 wrote:

Carter, Charles John (1797–1875)

The Hamilton Spectator “regrets to learn that Mr. (Charles) John Carter, the well-known squatter, of Rosebrook, died on Saturday, October 9, at the advanced age of 78, and was buried in Horsham on the following Sunday. The deceased was 39 years in the colony; he was 31 years in the Wimmera district, and he was the first settler on the Glenelg River.”
Argus (Melbourne), 15 October 1875, p 7

Convict Changes History

Ian Carter on 9th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1st May, 1797, date of death 8th October, 1875, gender, occupation, crime

Ian Carter on 9th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, crime

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