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William Carter, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Farmer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 295 (149). Tasmanian Archives- convicts
||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 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