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Charles Spratt, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||8th November, 1814
|Date of Death:
||12th February, 1861
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 428
||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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Helen King on 14th January, 2017 wrote:
D Wong on 14th January, 2017 wrote:
Charles Spratt had a relationship with Elizabeth Attwood C1832 - they had a child Emma born in 1833.
April 1835: They were living in Birmingham and robbed a man of two shillings and five pence. Elizabeth was pregnant, they were committed to take their trials at the sessions.
September 1835 son Charles Attwood was born.
Charles Spratt was found guilty and sentenced to 7 years transportation. Elizabeth was found guilty and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in Birmingham.
Elizabeth was convicted on 7/8/1844 receiving stolen goods - 6 months imprisonment, and on 7.1.1848 Larceny from the person - for which she was transported for 7 years. She arrived with daughter Emma on the ‘Tory 1848’ to VDL. Son Charles stayed in London with George Spratt the half-brother of Charles Spratt.
1837: Aged 22, Assigned to William Blaxland - Merton
1837: TOL Cassilis
1841: TOL Cassilis
27/1/1842: TOL cancelled for allowing himself, with seven other individuals, to be bailed up by two bushrangers; per Colonial Secretary’s letter No. 41-448, dated 31st December 1841.
1843: Married Margaret McAuliff - they had 9 children.
16/2/1860: On return of spirit merchants and brewers, whose registration for the year 1860 have been notified to the Chief Inspector of Distilleries - Cassilis.
12/2/1861: Charles died in Merriwa, NSW.
Janice McLean on 17th March, 2018 wrote:
The family records show he was a timber cutter who was killed while felling a tree on 29th January 1862. His prisoner number was 37/943 ahis ticket of leave number was 43/1189
D Wong on 17th March, 2018 wrote:
8/4/1862 Maitland Mercury, NSW:
ALL ACCOUNTS due to my late husband, Charles
Spratt, storekeeper, must be PAID to me within
one month from this date. All Accounts unpaid after
that date will be placed in the hands of my solicitor.
I will pay, on presentation, all accounts due by my
Merriwa, 5th April, 1862. 2202
Merriwa Old Catholic Cemetery
Merriwa, Upper Hunter Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Who Departed This Life At Merriwa
On Feb. 12th 1861 Aged 47 Years.
Also Margaret Walker
Relict Of The Above
Who Departed This Life
On Aug. 10th 1894, Aged 70 Years
Requisecat In Pace.
Blessed Are The Dead Who Die In The Lord.
Convict Changes History
Helen King on 14th January, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, gender: m, crime
D Wong on 14th January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 8th November, 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th February, 1861 (prev. 0000), crime