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Charles Davison

Charles Davison, one of 220 convicts transported on the Commodore Hayes, April 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Davison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th June, 1802
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 17th March, 1872
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Commodore Hayes
Departure date: April, 1823
Arrival date: 16th August, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 33 (18) Doncaster Archive Department St Georges P1/1/A3 Page 100 Baptisms New Norfolk Year 1837.
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

Cheryl Jakab on 27th January, 2018 wrote:

Parents George Davison and Elizabeth Palmer married 16 April 1786 St Georges’Doncaster P1/1/B3 Diocese Record Office.
Married convict Mary Lonsdale 16 December 1833,
two children: 
Eliza 22/01/1835
Fanny 22/09/1836 at New Norfolk Van Dieman’s Land. Fanny married Edward Locke (convict born 1823 London) in 8 Sept 1852 Scots church Geelong, They bhad 13 children.

Cheryl Jakab on 31st August, 2018 wrote:

Married 16/12/1833 to Mary Lonsdale (1813-1886), who was also transported to VDL (on Hydery arriving 10/8/1832).
Two children Eliza and Fanny.
Fanny born 22/9/1836 at New Norfolk VDL

Cheryl Jakab on 9th October, 2018 wrote:

Married Mary Lonsdale (1813 -1886) 16 December 1833. Mary arrived in VDL on ship Hydery.
They had two children, Eliza (1835)and Fanny (1836).
The children were baptised in New Norfolk in April 837.
They sailed to Port Phillip in 1837 on Shamrock.

Convict Changes History

Cheryl Jakab on 27th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 33 (18) Doncaster Archive Department St Georges P1/1/A3 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page

Cheryl Jakab on 31st August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th March, 1872 (prev. 0000)

Cheryl Jakab on 9th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 33 (18) Doncaster Archive Department St Georges P1/1/A3 Page 100 Baptisms New Norfolk Year 1837. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Rol

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