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Charles Marsh, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 223 (112)
||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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D Wong on 14th June, 2014 wrote:
3/7/1822 Old Bailey:
JOHN KERNS and CHARLES MARSH were indicted for stealing, on the 1st of July , at St. Mary, Islington, four silver salt cellars, value 20 s., and twelve silver spoons value 2 l., the goods of Philip William Thomas , in his dwelling-house.
KERNS’s Defence. Being short of work, I went to the New River to wash; I walked across the field into the road, got over a gate, and laid down in an oat field, and was taken by these men, who asked where the clothes were which I had stolen, and forty or fifty yards off some of the plate was found.
MARSH’S Defence. I went to seek for work in the country, and about two o’clock, finding myself tired and dirty, I went to the river to wash; I afterwards heard the cry, and ran across the field, as any one else would; I got over into the garden and went to sleep.
KERNS - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 18.
MARSH - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 21.
MARSH, Charles. Per “Surrey”, 1823; shoemaker
1824 c.Apr, Oct 8: Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265h; Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.5)
1825 Mar 8: Servant to Robert Raine at Bathurst. Request that he be allowed to remain at Bathurst for proposed tannery and shoemaking (Reel 6065; 4/1801 p.53)
1825 Apr 2: Re permission to remain in Bathurst (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.671)
12/5/1828: Aged 26, permission to marry Margaret Goulding (Harmony) aged 26.
Margaret Goulding also applied to marry: 13/7/1829 – Thomas Cooke (Glory) and 6/2/1831 – Patrick Rooney (Prince Regent 3) but did not find her marriage.
1830 TOL Hawkesbury.
1843: TOL Pitt Water
1845: TOL Bathurst
No date of death found.
Peter Hinds on 6th August, 2020 wrote:
Charles Marsh was despatched on the Lucy Ann on 3 May 1830 bound for Norfolk Island (see The Campbelltown Convicts).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime