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Charles Pringle

Charles Pringle, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Pringle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 278
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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Maureen Withey on 22nd May, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 May 2021), December 1819, trial of CHARLES PRINGLE (t18191201-43).

CHARLES PRINGLE, Theft > grand larceny, 1st December 1819.
43. CHARLES PRINGLE was indicted for stealing, on the 7th of November , four handkerchiefs, value 1 s. , the goods of Benjamin Acocks .
MARY ACOCKS . I am wife of Benjamin Acocks , who is a coal-merchant - I keep a ready-made linen warehouse in Newgate-street . On the 7th of November, about six o’clock in the evening, the prisoner came to the shop, and asked to look at some handkerchiefs which laid in the window. I handed them to him, he took them in his hand to look at them, said they were too dear, and wished for some at a lower price. I turned round to a glass case behind me, to reach some, he opened the street-door, and ran out with the handkerchiefs. I called the servant down, ran after him, and told a man to stop him - he was stopped. He dropped two handkerchiefs, and two others were found on him.
JOHN STEPHENS . I heard the cry of Stop thief! and saw the prisoner running, I followed and overtook him. I took two handkerchiefs out of his hand.
Prisoner. Q. Did you not say at the office that you took them out of my bosom - A. No; his hand was against his bosom.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner’s Defence. Your Lordship is aware of the unfortunate circumstances in which I was placed before this. I had made every endeavour to obtain employment, but it was ineffectual.
GUILTY . Aged 30.
Transported for Seven Years .
London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


Colonial Secretary Index.

PRINGLE, Charles. Per “Mangles”, 1820.

1825 Jan 6
On list of constables doing duty in the District of Evan (Reel 6062; 4/1783 p.62b)
1825 May 24
Assistant clerk at Penrith Court House. On return of constables in the district of Evan (Fiche 3302; 4/7419.1 p.12)


Convict Index 1791-1873.
Charles Pringle, Mangles 1820, Certificate of Freedom, 4 Jan 1827. No 007/5909.


1828 Census Index
Charles Pringle, age 38, F.S. Mangles, 1820, protestant, Schoolmaster, Evan district.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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