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James Carter

James Carter, one of 171 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 11 August 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Huntingdon Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 11th August, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 366
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

Louise Kemp on 1st October, 2016 wrote:

Servant to Thomas Pye , Bathurst .Cert of Freedom 1827, reissued 1828. Occupation at time of transport : shepherd

D Wong on 1st October, 2016 wrote:

20/1/1820 Globe London, England:
Quarter Sessions, John Leach and James Carter were indicted for stealing thirteen turkies and two geese, the property of John Pasheller Esq. of Godinanchester. Leach having turned King’s evidence, Carter was found Guilty, and sentenced seven years

Colonial Secretary Papers:
CARTER, James. Per “Elizabeth”, 1820

1823 Jun 20: Servant of Thomas Pye. To be victualled from the Store at Bathurst for three months (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.551)

1823 Aug 25: To take charge of the grazing run of Charles Tompson at Drakes Valley (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.119)

1824 Feb 6: To take charge of the grazing run of Thomas Arkell situated twenty-eight miles from Bathurst (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.297)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st October, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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