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Charles Davis, one of 220 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 30 May 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 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 106
||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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Anonymous on 14th May, 2012 wrote:
Charles Davis was 25 years old when he was transported for stealing a handkerchief. He was on the Waterloo when it was wrecked on the Cape of Good Hope. Many convicts died but Charles survived and arrived per the Cape Packet to VDL.
Charles is described as:5’7.5"tall, fresh complexion, long head, sandy hair, oval face, brown eyebrows, grey eyes, native place: Birmingham, could read and write, protestant and single.
There were many Charles Davis’s who were convicts and it is very difficult to track him after his COF. He may have died at Port Sorell 1871 because his birth date fits the time frame, but it’s only a guess.
Convict Changes History
Bob on 11th May, 2012 made the following changes:
Anonymous on 14th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1817-00-00