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Charles Plunkett, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||1st April, 1876
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 466
||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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Betty on 6th August, 2013 wrote:
Charles was the son of Thomas Plunkett, Baker of Dudley St., Wolverhampton & the brother of a prominent Solicitor Henry in Oldbury & West Bromwich.
Charles died in General Hospital, Hobart & is buried in a pauper grave at Cornelian Bay. Cause of death Typhoid Fever
D Wong on 17th May, 2017 wrote:
12/4/1843 Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:
Charles Plunkett, for stealing pair of trousers, the property of Richard Roden, at Wolverhampton.
Birth dates of 1820 and 1818 listed.
Charles was listed as 23 years old on arrival - his birth place was Wolverhampton.
Prior convictions: for fighting 1 month; 1 month as disorderly apprentice; 1 month for throwing at a policeman; 3 months for house robbery.
Charles was 5’8 1/2” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair and eyes, tattoos, could read and write, protestant, single.
Occupations: Puddler/shoemaker “rough”/coach painter & varnisher.
6/5/1858: Certificate, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Betty on 6th August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1876, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 17th May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st April, 1876 (prev. 1876)