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Charles Barnes Merrick
Charles Merrick, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Charles Barnes Merrick
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||4th April, 1824
|Date of Death:
||9th July, 1878
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 114
||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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Claire Duncan on 31st December, 2015 wrote:
Born in Clerkenwell, London. Parents Barnabas Merrick(bobbin turner) and Ann Bowen. Free Certificate in 1846.Spent about 6 years in NSW, moving to Geelong in about 1854.Married Mary Ahern in 1857 in Geelong. Had 6 children in Melbourne. Mary died in 1867. Charles remarried to Bridget Cunningham. Had 3 sons. Charles worked as a bootmaker at 248/250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. His sons took over the business when he died. They worked around the Richmond and Burnley areas until 1911.
For a detailed story see my cousin Ken Stewart’s webpage.
Convict Changes History
Claire Duncan on 31st December, 2015 made the following changes:
firstname: Charles Barnes (prev. Charles), date of birth: 4th April, 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th July, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime