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Charles Grubb

Charles Grubb, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Grubb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 6th April, 1824
Arrival date: 27th July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 140. Old Bailey Court https://www.oldbaileyonline.org Tasmanian Archives - convict record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-15,180,91,F,60.
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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Judith Leslye Talanoa on 1st March, 2018 wrote:

He married Martha Willis 28 Aug 1791 at St Martin In The Fields, Westminster, London. They had a son Baron Charles Grubb, who dropped the Baron & was known as Charles - bn 1798 who served in the 64th regiment for 20 years & 7 months & was honorably discharged. Married a 2nd time to Maria Parker in Ireland (refer to 1841 Census - Chatham, Kent) & he came out to Van Diemans Land in 1844 as a Convict Collections Officer.

Nell Murphy on 2nd March, 2018 wrote:

Charles GRUBB was convicted at the London Gaol on 9 April 1823 for receiving stolen goods - a bank note (stolen by Eleanor King Kelly, wife of Bryan McKenna). His defence was that he did not know it to be stolen.  Gaol report: “good”. Hulk Report: “good”. He stated he was a widower & had one son in the 64th Regiment in Gibraltar. Had worked and served Mr. Grey and then Mr. Carpenter, 139 Strand. Was in Bridgewater.
Court report gives Charles’ age as 51 yrs.
Charles GRUBB received a 14 year Transportation Sentence and was sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Chapman’ arriving there 1824.

VDL:
Conduct Record - clear, no further misconduct.
Free Pardon granted 28 Feb 1833 (No. 105). (Ref. Tas Archives)

Muster details on record.

DEATH of son: Charles GRUBB, born England, died at Sandy Bay Road, Hobart on 27 Sept 1873 - cause “decay of nature”. Noted in remarks “Late Quarter Master & 64th Regiment”.  (ref. Tas Archives, Deaths 35/1/8 no. 1663)

Nell Murphy on 2nd March, 2018 wrote:

Note:  Bryan & Eleanor McKenna, that Charles Grubb was jointly charged with, were also transported to Van Diemen’s Land.  (Link to their records https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/mckenna/bryan/111779  & on Tasmanian Archives.)

Convict Changes History

Judith Leslye Talanoa on 1st March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1772 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Nell Murphy on 2nd March, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 140. Old Bailey Court https://www.oldbaileyonline.org Tasmanian Archives - convict record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_

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