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Charles Pickering, one of 189 convicts transported on the Duke of Portland, January 1807
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 393 (196)
||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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D Wong on 29th October, 2015 wrote:
Charles Pickering was transported for ‘Having forged banknotes in his possession0.
1810: Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3167; 4/1847 pp.180-180a)
10/02/1810: Charge or Nature of Document: Keeping a disorderly house and retailing spirits without licence.
30/9/1815: Purchasing or taking in pawn necessaries belonging to 34th Regiment. . Remarks: Publican; Clarence Street.
1816 Dec 24: Commutation warrant (Reel 6070; 4/7020 No.38)
1816 Dec 31: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.421)
3/8/1818: Married convict Catherine Burn (Per “Experiment”, 1809) and had 2/3 children, son Charles was born 1814-1867, 4 years before they married, he died in Fiji.
1819 Nov 9: To be returned to Sydney from Newcastle (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.22)
1819 Nov 17: Ordered to Sydney from Newcastle (Reel 6067; 4/1807 p.65)
1822: Prisoner in Sydney Gaol; sentenced to Port Macquarie. Petition to be allowed to proceed to Port Dalrymple per “Glory” (Fiche 3224; 4/1867 pp.13-13a)
1822 Aug 6: About to leave for Port Macquarie. Petition of Mary Ford for Charles Pickering to remain to give evidence (Reel 6069; 4/1817 p.3)
1822 Sep 19: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.6, 368-9)
1822 Dec 9: Re passage for his wife to Port Macquarie (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.54, 60)
1824 Jan 20: Husband of Catharine; prisoner at Port Macquarie. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3242; 4/1872 p.88)
1825 Dec 1: Re permission to return to Sydney (Reel 6019; 4/3865 p.11)
1837: Charles died – Catherine died in 1859.
Convict Changes History
Patricia Vollmer on 26th October, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1837 (prev. 0000)
D Wong on 29th October, 2015 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime