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Charlotte Potter

Charlotte Potter, one of 171 convicts transported on the Planter, 29 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charlotte Potter
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing calico
Convicted at: Derby Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Planter
Departure date: 29th October, 1838
Arrival date: 9th March, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 368
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th February, 2021 wrote:

Indent No; 66

Age; 30
Protestant, Married, 2 male and 2 female children
Native Place; Derbyshire
Trade or calling; All work
Trial where & Date; 2 Jan 1839.

Height; 5 ft. 5 1/2 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown Sandy
Completion; Fair freckled and pock pitted

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th February, 2021 wrote:

Death of Child;

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 79
Name; Robert Potter
Abode;  Parramatta
Date of death; 1 May 1839
Date of burial; 2 May 1839
Age; 1 year
Details; Female Factory - Ship Planter

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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