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Charles Merrin

Charles Merrin, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Merrin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th June, 1885
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of boots
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Thomas Arbuthnot
Departure date: 6th January, 1847
Arrival date: 4th May, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 151 (77)
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

Rob Webster on 4th March, 2013 wrote:

Married Louisa Archibald, Colac 1851
Had 12 children.

Convict Changes History

Rob Webster on 4th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1831, date of death 4th June, 1885, gender

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