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Charles Hoare

Charles Hoare, one of 160 convicts transported on the Thames, 27 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Hoare
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th November, 1829
Age: 17 years

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Thames
Departure date: 27th July, 1829
Arrival date: 21st November, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 134
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

Maureen Withey on 25th January, 2020 wrote:

National Archives. Reference: ADM 101/71/3 . Medical and surgical journal of His Majesty’s convict ship Thames for 17 June to 23 November 1829 by Thomas Bell, surgeon and superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed on a voyage to Van Dieman’s Land.

Folios 13-15: Charles Hoare, aged 17, convict; case number 8; disease or hurt, dysentary. Previously had been three months in the hospital hulk at Portsmouth before embarkation. Put on sick list, 27 October 1829 at sea. Died 4 November 1829.
Folios 22-24: Surgeon’s general remarks.
… The two prisoners who died on the voyage, ...Charles Hoare aged 17 was of a very delicate habit of body having been in the hospital of the hulks three months previous to embarking. The slightest change of weather produced in him an attack of diarrhoea. He like wise suffered dreadfully from seasickness. On the 29th October he complained of being attacked with frequent pinging and griping and severe pain over the abdomen, sickness of stomach great thirst, tongue coated, a clammy moisture on the skin. From his indolent habits and sullen disposition I was frequently necessitated to force the medicine down. He also complained of pain in the right side, to which were applied 24 leeches to the part affected.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th November, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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