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Charles John Primmer
Charles Primmer, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Charles John Primmer
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 238
||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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Phillip k Johnson on 2nd March, 2014 wrote:
Charles John primmer spent most of his life after receiving his T O L in the Monaro area of New South Wales.
D Wong on 22nd December, 2016 wrote:
CHARLES PRIMMER, Theft > pocketpicking, 5th April 1815.
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
CHARLES PRIMMER was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 28th of March , a watch, value 6 l. a chain, value 2 l. a seal, value 1 l. and a key, value 10 s. the property of Walter Evans , from his person .
WALTER EVANS . On the 28th of March, I lost my watch about seven o’clock in the evening, I was at the Green Dragon public-house, Stepney ; as soon as I had entered the long room, I was surrounded by a parcel of men, and immediately the prisoner came and took the watch out of my pocket; I laid hold of him, and Mr. Deane came, and took my watch out of the prisoner’s hand; it is a silver watch worth ten guineas.
JAMES DEANE . I am a waterman. I was at the long room in the Green Dragon. I saw Mr. Evans seize the prisoner, he sung out he had lost his watch; I went up, and took his watch out of the prisoner’s hand; a parcel of young men came round, and shoved us all down stairs head foremost; we kept hold of the prisoner, and delivered him to Mr. Scott, the constable.
EDWARD SCOTT . I am an officer. The prisoner was delivered to me. I produce the watch; Deane delivered me the watch.
Prosecutor. It is my own watch.
GUILTY , aged 19.
Transported for Life.
Charles was 20 years old when convicted, his occupation was listed as a Brickmaker/bricklayer, Calico Glazier/Shepherd.
He was 5’4 1/2” tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes.
1827: Married Mary Sullivan (Brothers 1827) - they had 12 children (not listed on the NSW BDM)
1841: TOL Wollongong
20/9/1843: TOL Passport Queanbeyan Bench
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
Phillip k Johnson on 2nd March, 2014 made the following changes:
firstname: Charles John (prev. Charles), date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime