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William Carter

William Carter, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Carter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Southampton. Winchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Cressy
Departure date: 28th April, 1843
Arrival date: 28th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 295 (149). Tasmanian Archives- convicts
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

Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 wrote:

William Carter was convicted at Southampton on 28 June 1842 for housebreaking and stealing money. Previous conviction. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Cressy’ arriving 20 Aug 1843.

Single; farmer & ploughman; aged 20yrs; Protestant; can read & write.
Brothers: John & Daniel
Sister - Elizabeth

30mths period of Probation. Station gang at Deloraine, Tasmania.
Other work assignments in Colony.

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 295 (149). Tasmanian Archives- convicts (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 295 (1

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