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George Carter

George Carter, one of 100 convicts transported on the Chapman, 12 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 4th March, 1830
Age: 26 years

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: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: York, Town of Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 12th April, 1826
Arrival date: 7th October, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 5
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 12th September, 2018 wrote:

George Carter was listed as 21 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Feversham, Kent.

George was single, 5’6” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair and eyes, some scars in front of neck, bird sun anchor compasses EA SH mermaid on left arm, ring pricked on middle finger GC HC woman moon 7 stars compasses right arm.

4/3/1830: George died at the Hobart Town Hospital, aged 26 years.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th March, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 12th September, 2018 made the following changes:


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