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John Carter

John Carter, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 16th February, 1851
Age: 34 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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince George
Departure date: 20th December, 1836
Arrival date: 8th May, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 427 (216)
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 10th October, 2013 wrote:

John Carter was transported along with his father Joseph Everett Carter, who was on the same ship.

1845: TOL Moreton Bay
16/12/1845: TOL Passport, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Crown Lands, Clarence River.

3/10/1848: TOL Passport, on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Crown Lands, Grafton.

23/4/1846: Married Mary Ann Willett at Grafton/Clarence River.  They had 3 children, William, James and Mary Ann.

16/2/1851: John died and is buried at St Andrew’s, County of Cumberland, NSW.

Mary Ann Willett married Patrick Walsh on 8/6/1852 in Killarney, QLD.  They had 7 children.

Mary was born 5/8/1829 and died 21/12/1909 at Swan Creek, Warwick QLD.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817, date of death 16th February, 1851, gender, crime

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