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Charles Niblett

Charles Niblett, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Niblett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 50 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: England
Departure date: 6th June, 1835
Arrival date: 28th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 77 (41)
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 28th September, 2011 wrote:

member of several of major mitchell expeditions second in charge on 1848 edmond kennedy expedition to cape york suffered from the effects of malaria early on trip and was replaced .died at camp 80 on pascoe river cape york 26.12.1848.body was later transported to albany island east of tip of cape york .grave location s.10 44 050 e.142 36 713 .

peter niblett on 17th October, 2014 wrote:

Involved in early exploration of Australia,Maj. Mitchell’s best man.Granted full pardon,original conviction highly questionable,was Sgt.Major.10th
Royal Hussars at the time.Seems to have rocked the boat to much,and paid the price.Second in charge,Kennedy Exp.1848.buried Albany Is.CapeYork.

peter niblett on 4th February, 2018 wrote:

sergant major 10th royal hussars, riding instructor police magistrate wrongly convicted later pardoned Major Mitchell’s best man Died on Kennedy Expedition1848 Buried on Albany Island Cape York

Convict Changes History

peter niblett on 17th October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1848 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 4th February, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

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