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William Carter, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
12th March, 1842
5th July, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 280 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 16. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Old Bailey online.
||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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Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 wrote:
William Carter (alias Green) was convicted at the CCC, London on 15 June 1840 for having in his possession a mould for coining sixpences. 2mths gaol at the House of Correction then Hulk. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Eden’ arriving 5 July 1842.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very good.
Aged 26yrs; single; Gent’s servant; Protestant.
Native place - Cambridge.
Probation period in Colony of 1 yr. Various assignments.
Ticket of Leave 20 Feb 1846
Certificate of Freedom 6 July 1847
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 16. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Old Bailey online. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page