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Charles Gilbert

Charles Gilbert, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Gilbert
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 2nd March, 1828
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 9th July, 1896
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes at Lincoln
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Dudbrook
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 7th February, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 234 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 570
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 26th July, 2017 wrote:

Charles Gilbert was the son of William and Mary Gilbert and was transported for cattle stealing. He was 25 years old, 5’9” tall, brown hair and grey eyes,
swarthy complexion, stout build, a dog and hare on the left arm, a Man and Gun on right arm. A single labourer with no children.

23/2/1854: TOL
5/4/1856: CP
1871 Conditional Release

29/6/1857: Married Martha Egan, they had 8 children.

Charles became a miner and a farmer.  There is a road at Greenough that still bears his name.

Martha died 28/1/1891

Convict Changes History

larry rees on 26th July, 2017 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 10 years), date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1904 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 26th July, 2017 made the following changes:

term: 10 years (prev. 7 years), date of birth: 2nd March, 1828 (prev. 1832), date of death: 9th July, 1896 (prev. 1904), crime

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