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Christopher Nuttall

Christopher Nuttall, one of 168 convicts transported on the Red Rover, 21 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Nuttall
Aliases: Nuttal
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 23rd October, 1848
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Red Rover
Departure date: 21st October, 1830
Arrival date: 26th March, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 524
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

D Wong on 28th May, 2018 wrote:

4/9/1830 Leeds Patriot and Yorkshire Advertiser West Yorkshire, England:

At Lancaster assizes, last week, Christopher Nuttal, aged 53, was indicted for having forged a £5 note of the Leeds and Pontefract Bank. The indictment contained another count, in which the prisoner was charged with having uttered the said note, knowing the same to have been forged.  He pleaded guilty to both charges, and judgement of death was recorded.

Christopher Nuttall was listed as being 49 years old on arrival in VDL (newspaper report says 53??).

Christopher was 5’8¼” tall, dark complexion, dark brown to grey hair, grey whiskers, grey eyes, married - no children listed.

1832-35 Musters: Assigned to W. E. Lawrence Esq.

17/6/1839: TOL

3/5/1842: Larceny under £5 - 6 months hard labour and his TOL suspended.

1/7/1842: CP-606 Cancelled.

22/9/1843: TOL

23/10/1848: Christopher Nuttall died at Launceston.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th May, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Nuttal, date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd October, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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