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Robert Carter

Robert Carter, one of 280 convicts transported on the Ramillies, 25 April 1854

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 7th May, 1820
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 8th June, 1899
Age: 79 years

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 7 years

Crime: Malicious wounding
Convicted at: Norfolk. Assizes Norwich
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ramillies
Departure date: 25th April, 1854
Arrival date: 7th August, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 79 (41)
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

Yvonne Freebairn on 2nd January, 2016 wrote:

Robert Carter was convicted of malicious wounding and sentenced to 7 years 25.03.1851 in Norwich Norfolk England. His occupation was gardener, married with 4 children. Departed for Fremantle in the Swan River Colony of Western Australia 25.4.1854 on board the Ramillies. Robert Carter was born 07.05.1820 Shouldham, Norfolk, England and died 08.06.1899 in Northam, Western Australia.

Convict Changes History

Yvonne Freebairn on 2nd January, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), date of birth: 7th May, 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th June, 1899 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

D Wong on 2nd January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

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