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Charles Dunning

Charles Dunning, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Dunning
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Clothier
Date of Death: 31st March, 1838
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes on 10th August 1833
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 279 (141)
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

Tony Beale on 10th August, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834 New South Wales Convicts arrived How disposed - Norfolk Island Suggesting he was sent straight to Norfolk Island
1833-1834 Sent to Norfolk Island on 4/2/1835

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Charles Dunning Bound Indentures
1833-1835 From Wiltshire England single protestant who could read and write. Tried 10/8/1833 no previous convictions. 5’ 4 3/4” sallow complexion brown hair and eyes. States died at Norfolk Island. Originally from Trowbridge England

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Charles Danning. States original conviction was assault and robbery on 10/8/1833

Tony Beale on 10th August, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 Died at Norfolk Island age 33 on 31/3/1838

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 10th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Tony Beale on 10th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 31st March, 1838 (prev. 0000)

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