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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 58 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


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.

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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