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Charlotte Dawson

Charlotte Dawson, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charlotte Dawson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Lincoln (Part of Lindsay Quarter Sessions)
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 177 (90)
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

Anonymous on 27th December, 2011 wrote:

Married John Campbell 07/10/1831 St James Sydney

David Otterman on 3rd April, 2016 wrote:

For the complete story of Charlotte Dawson see the book ” John Campbell & Charlotte Dawson, Trials of Life and Law” by David William Otterman

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 wrote:

1828 census at the Government Factory, Parramatta,
Char. Dawson, age 27, Harmony 1827, 7 yrs, presb.

Maureen Withey on 18th November, 2020 wrote:

Marriage Permissions.
John Campbell, Greenock, age 33, Free, and Charlotte Dawson, Harmony, age 29, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 30 Sept 1831, Sydney, Revd. R. Hill.

Convicts Index.
Charlotte Dawson,  per Harmony, 1827. Certificate of Freedom, 26 Jan 1841, Wife of John Campbell, (as stated on her C.F.)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th December, 2011 made the following changes:

gender f

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