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Edward Carter

Edward Carter, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 103 (53)
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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D Wong on 18th April, 2015 wrote:

Old Bailey:
FREDERICK BRITAIN, EDWARD CARTER, Theft > theft from a specified place, 17th February 1831.

Reference Number: t18310217-19
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 100s
Punishment: Transportation

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bosanquet.

FREDERICK BRITAIN and EDWARD CARTER were indicted for stealing, on the 12th of January , 1 clock, value 24l.; 1 clock-stand, value 3s., and 1 glass clock-shade, value 20s.,

Of stealing to the value of 99s. only .
Transported for Seven Years .

6/2/1840: COF.

Frederick Britain arrived per ‘Georgiana’ 1831.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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