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Robert Carter

Robert Carter, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 261 (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

D Wong on 2nd March, 2013 wrote:

Robert Carter was 29 years old and came from Cheshire.

29/8/1832: Assigned to J Mudie
24/3/1835: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Sydney.  To be forwarded to Patrick Plains to be dealt with.
17/4/1835: Sent to Sydney to give evidence in court.
15/5/1835: To be returned to his master Mr Mudie 16/5/1835.
1/3/1837: Apprehended after absconding from John Larnoch.

20/5/1843: TOL Patrick Plains.
9/8/1847: TOL Passport, Singleton Bench.
20/12/1848: CP.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802, gender, occupation, crime

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