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Charles Evans

Charles Evans, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 440
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

D Wong on 21st January, 2014 wrote:

Charles Evans was 26 years old on arrival in NSW.
His occupation was a “Collier”.

Charles was illiterate and single.

Sent to Goat Island to be worked in irons.

Note: There was a Samuel Evans on the same voyage, same date of trial, same offence - must be brothers or at least be related.

Found no other records for Charles.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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