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Caroline Davis

Caroline Davis, one of 113 convicts transported on the Platina, 22 April 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caroline Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd October, 1839
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Gloucester City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Platina
Departure date: 22nd April, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd October, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 112 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 38. 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 12th October, 2016 wrote:

Caroline DAVIS was convicted at Gloucester on 10 Aug 1836 for stealing from the person. Previous convictions. Gaol Report: bad character. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Platina’ arriving 22 Oct 1837.

Widow.

No details of assignments of work service in Colony, on this record.

3 Oct 1839: died in H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 38. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 38), date o

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