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Charles Routley

Charles Routley, one of 192 convicts transported on the York, 30 April 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Routley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 36 years

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 Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: York
Departure date: 30th April, 1829
Arrival date: 28th August, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 50
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

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

Buried 8th December 1829 in Hobart aged 36 years.

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

Stated this offence “Stealing £5 from a dwelling house. Single
Gaol report: “Good”
Hulk report: “Good”

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

Native of Taunton, occupation listed as: “Gardener & Gentleman’s groom.”
Physical description listed as:
Complexion: Dark, Height: “5’ 6 ¾”, Head: Round, Hair: D Brown, thin D Brown, Visage: oval,
Forehead: Projects, Eyebrows: D Brown,
Eyes: D Hazel,Nose: M L, Mouth: M W, Chin: M L,
Remarks: small flesh mole upper lip, long scar top of head.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:


greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:


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