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Charles Morrell

Charles Morrell, one of 260 convicts transported on the John, 03 August 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Morrell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 29th July, 1855
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 3rd August, 1833
Arrival date: 1st December, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 197 (100)
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

Anonymous on 18th September, 2011 wrote:

Charles Morrell worked as a baker to Dr Desailles. He completed his 7 years in 1840.  In 1844 left Tasmania on the ship Deborah for South Australia.  He continued to work as a baker in Adelaide and married Jane Bradford Webber 1850. They had two children before Charles died in the Adelaide Hospital 1855.

Deb on 30th November, 2012 wrote:

Died at the Adelaide Hospital. see Adelaide Hospital Records.

Convict Changes History

Deb on 30th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 29th July, 1855, gender, occupation, crime

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