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Susan Melsam

Susan Melsam, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susan Melsam
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 136
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 2nd September, 2019 wrote:

NSW 1828 census at Bathurst Settlement, in household of settler, John Liscombe, aged 30, a police clerk and his wife and child.

Susan Millson,age 45, C.&G.S. Princ. Charlotte, 1827, 7 yrs, house servant, protestant, with several others.

Maureen Withey on 2nd September, 2019 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom.
Princess Charlotte - Susan Melsam
Sydney Herald, 18 Nov 1833

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd September, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f

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