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Charlotte Fox

Charlotte Fox, one of 109 convicts transported on the Midas, 22 July 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charlotte Fox
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th August, 1835
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 22nd July, 1825
Arrival date: 17th December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 108 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 282
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

Tracy Kyberd on 6th October, 2014 wrote:

Married George Young 7-8-1826
Had 4 Children.
Died from burns. Have copy of Inquest into her death.

Ken Young on 29th April, 2016 wrote:

Convict Number 26959
Surname Fox
Given Name(s) Charlotte
Ship Name Midas
Departure Port London
Departure Date 24/07/1825
Arrival Date 23/11/1825
Conduct Record CON40/3

Ken Young on 29th April, 2016 wrote:

Charlotte Fox
Police Number: 47
Convict at: Warwick Assizes
Conviction Date and Sentence: 29th march 1825 Life (Death Recorded)
Transported for: Highway Robberty
Gaol Report: Character very bad. Single One child
Stated this offence: Highway Robbery.
Transported: per Midas.
Literacy: Cannot write.
Age: (1825) 24.
Colonial Experiences:
1826. August 7 th . Married to George Young, convict per Coromandel, at

1828. February 28 th . Wife of Young. Absent from Muster and Divine Service
On Sunday last. Reprimanded.

1832 and 1833 Musters:

Assigned to W.G.Walker. Esq

1835. August 11 th . Died at Launceston. Wilful Murder by William Rothwell.  Rothwell was on the same ship Coromandel with her husband.

Charlotte arrived on the Midas’ first of two voyages as a convict transport. A ship of 430 tons, she was built at Hull in 1809. Her Master was James Baigrie and her surgeon-superintendent, Charles Cameron. The Midas sailed from London on the 24 th of July and arrived at Hobart Town on the 23 rd November 1825, where she disembarked 50 of her original complement of 109 convict passengers before proceeding to Sydney. Only one convict had died on the voyage.

Convict Changes History

Tracy Kyberd on 6th October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 11th August, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th March, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000)

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