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George Carter

George Carter, one of 200 convicts transported on the Enchantress, 06 April 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Butcher
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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Enchantress
Departure date: 6th April, 1833
Arrival date: 31st July, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 48
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

D Wong on 5th February, 2018 wrote:

6/7/1833 Birmingham Journal West Midlands, England:
George Carter, 50, labourer, and Robert Jealous, 23, brewer, charged with having stolen a sheep the property of Samuel Vaines, at Barking, on the 17th March - Transported for life.
(Robert Jealous arrived NSW per ‘Captain Cook’ 1833.)

George Carter was listed as 45??years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Lowton, Essex.

George was 5’2” tall, grey hair and eyes, bald top of head, right arm has been broken.
He was married with 9 children, Wife Elizabeth at Barking, children with her.

Occupation: Butcher/poulterer.

1833-35 Musters: Public Works.

19/8/1841: TOL

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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