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Charles Rowan, one of 200 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 02 December 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 252
||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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D Wong on 15th June, 2014 wrote:
Charles Rowan was 22 years old and was transported for ‘Stealing Carpets’, his occupation was a Weaver/Porter and his native place was Glasgow.
Colonial Secretary: On list of convicts forwarded to Windsor for distribution.
On arrival he was assigned to James Webber at Tocal.
Charles was single, protestant, could read and write, 5’5 3/4” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes.
1832: In a road party. Was returned to the government by Webber because he was sick and weak.
30/5/1843: COF renewed, having been mutilated.
No marriage or death found NSW BDM.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime