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Charles Duncan

Charles Duncan, one of 200 convicts transported on the Clyde, 27 April 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Duncan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 5th March, 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 23rd January, 1861
Age: 45 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny, before convicted of felony
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 27th April, 1832
Arrival date: 27th August, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 323 (162). State Archives NSW, Butts of Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12210)
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

Glenys Shorter on 16th August, 2013 wrote:

Charles was baptised Jul 16 1815 in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England. He was previously convicted of Larceny earlier in 1831 and tried in Surrey Quarter Sessions with a Sentence of 1 month imprisonment and whipping.  He became a tenant farmer in Bungendore, NSW, Australia and married Grace Harriett (nee McHenry) in Dec 1 1851. She was widowed Feb 14 1851 and left with 6 children under 10 years. Charles and Grace had 5 children, but only 3 girls survived infancy.  He died in 1861 from Liver Cancer. He is buried in Bungendore Cemetery, NSW, Australia in an unmarked grave.

Diane Dwyer on 21st October, 2018 wrote:

Charles died from cancer of the liver in Moura, New South Wales, death registration #4549. He married Grace McHenry in 1851. He was Grace’s second husband.

Iris Dunne on 22nd October, 2018 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom No.42/328 dated 4th March 1842, Prisoner No.32/1824, Native Place: Portsmouth, Trade: Labourer, Offence: Stealing cheese, Trial: 24 October 1831, Held a Ticket of Leave No.36/1752 dated 3 Nov 1836

Diane Dwyer on 14th December, 2020 wrote:

Please ignore my previous contribution. Sorry, got that wrong. Her correct name is Grace McHenry. Harriott was the surname of her first husband.

Convict Changes History

Glenys Shorter on 16th August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 5th March, 1815, date of death 23rd January, 1861, gender, crime

Iris Dunne on 22nd October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 323 (162). State Archives NSW, Butts of Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12210) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece

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