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Charles Linikie

Charles Linikie, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Linikie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1832
Age: 24 years

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 Life

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 304
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 19.
Age; 19 [1808]
Read & write, Single
Native Place; Berwick on Tweed
Trade or calling; Labourer
Offence; Stealing watch
Trial where & Date; Maidstone - 16 Aug 1827
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy fair
Assigned; Jos. Jackson Jnr. Pitt Town

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 - UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Case No; 16
Age; 19 years
Disease; Phrenitis [Inflammation of the Brain]
Date; 6 March 1828 - At Sea
Surgeon’s Notes; In this man during the voyage it was a point of doubt with him whither he was acting for really Idiotic…..Attempted to jump overboard
Discharged; 24 March landed with the other prisoners

1832 - Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 297
Name; Charles Lenike [Linikie]
Abode; Lunatic Asylum
When Buried; 1832, 25 June
Age; 24
Ships Name;  Asia [1827]
Quality or profession; Insane
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1832 (prev. 0000)

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