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Charles Hewitt

Charles Hewitt, one of 240 convicts transported on the Portsea, 24 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Hewitt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Desertion from the army'
Convicted at: Upper Canada Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Portsea
Departure date: 24th July, 1838
Arrival date: 18th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 306
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

Terry on 8th July, 2012 wrote:

Court-martial 18 Oct 1837 Prisoner No 38/2485
Certificate of Freedom No 44/1704 23 Nov 1844
Married Anne Maria Goodfellow, Armidale NSW 1856
Complexion brown, hair brown, eyes hazel

Convict Changes History

Terry on 8th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1813-00-00, gender m

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