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Mark Carter

Mark Carter, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mark Carter
Aliases: James (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1017 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 136
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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Maureen Withey on 25th April, 2020 wrote:

National Archives. Ref: HO 47/6/73
Certificate/memorial of Henry Gould and William Kempe concerning several convicts attainted on the Home Circuit in 1787 for whom ‘some favourable Circumstances’ appeared on/after their trial and now recommended for mercy on the conditions set against their names:
Surrey Assizes at Croydon on 8 August 1787
10. Mark Carter, James Chesser alias Mark Chesser and George Carter, for stealing a bay gelding, value £15, property of Thomas Hare. 14 years transportation.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: James (alias) (prev. James (Alias)), gender: m

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