Contribute to this record
George Carter, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 76
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If George Carter was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
D Wong on 5th February, 2018 wrote:
GEORGE CARTER, Theft > simple larceny, 18th October 1832.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
GEORGE CARTER was indicted for stealing, on the 12th of August, 1 jar, value 4d.; 36 pennies, and 84 halfpennies, the property of Leonard Wass.
SECOND COUNT, stating them to be the property of Leonard Wass and another.
ANN WASS. I live with my brother Leonard, in Wentworth-street ; he keeps a chandler’s-shop . On Sunday night, the 13th of August, I was in the house by myself, and was standing by the counter, between eleven and twelve o’clock, taking the copper out of the till, and putting it into the jar; a person came in, and took the jar and the money away - I only saw the shadow of one person - I did not know particularly who it was; I did not see the person - five men had been into the shop for some victuals, and my brother had desired them to go out, as they were rather noisy; I had counted 6s. 6d. into the jar in halfpence and pence - there was 3s. in pennies and 3s. 6d. in halfpennies; the prisoner is one of the men who had been in the shop before.
ANN SHEEN. I live in Wentworth-street. On the night of the 12th of August I was between my own door and Mr. Wass’ window - I saw the prisoner and four others go into Mr. Wass’ shop, and have some bread and meat; I watched them - after Mr. Wass had put up his shutters and gone down the street, the prisoner and three others came back to the shop; the prisoner stood by the door, and another went into the shop, brought out the jar, and gave it to the prisoner - I gave information, and the other man was transported last Session; I am quite sure of the prisoner’s person - I had known him twelve months.
JOHN WHITE (Police-constable H 180). I apprehended the prisoner.
GUILTY. Aged 24. - Transported for Seven Years.
1837: TOL Invermein.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th February, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime