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William Carter

William Carter, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Porter
Date of Death: 1841
Age: 36 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: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Captain Cook
Departure date: 2nd May, 1833
Arrival date: 26th August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 77 (40)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Captain Cook
No; 123
Name; William Carter. Age; 28. Married
Native County; Oxford
Trade; Porter
Offence; Stealing Shoes
Height; 5 ft. 3 in
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel

Additional Remarks; DIED in Port Macquarie Hospital 21 Feb 1841. No; 41/2692 20 March 1841.

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: Wm Carter. Ship; Vaptain Cook 2.
Date of Death: 21 Feb 1841

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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