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Robert Carter

Robert Carter, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 12th March, 1801
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 31st May, 1889
Age: 88 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
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

Claudia on 31st May, 2012 wrote:

On 17 May 1837 Robert married Sarah HOLLINGTON (per "Numa" 1834)and together they had 13 children, all of whom lived to adulthood.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

Wednesday last James Broadway, Hubert Harvey, Robert Carter, John Blomfleld, and Robt. Gissing, were removed from Ipswich County Gaol, to the hulks s at Gosport, in order to be transported for 7 years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 1 Sept 1824.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

Hulk Reports. HO9-9-3,  page 15/55.

Received from Ipswich, 21 Aug 1824.
Robert Carter, age 21, Stealing goods,  Tried at Ipswich 16 July 1824, 7 years, Disposed of 4 Apr 1825, NSW.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

COUNTY SESSIONS concluded. At Ipswich, which did not finish till midnight on Saturday the 17th inst. Robert Carter, for having in his possession divers goods knowing them to have been stolen; .... were sentenced to be transported for 7 years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 28 July 1824.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

There are 2 different marriage permissions for Robert Carter.

Robert Carter, per Norfolk (1), age 34, 7 years, Free, and Sarah Hollington, per Numa, age 18, Life, Bond. Date of permission,2 Mar 1837, Maitland district, Revd. G. Rushen.

Robert Carter, per Norfolk, age 35, 7 years, Free, and Bridget Goulding, per Diamond, age 19, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 24 Aug 1838, Revd Henry T. Styles.

Robert Carter, per Norfolk (1), age 35, 7 years, Free, and Bridget Goulding, per Diamond, age 19, 7 years, Bond. No date. Richmond district, Revd. Henry Styles.

Convict Changes History

Claudia on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-03-12, date of death 1889-05-31, gender m

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