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Charles Stafford

Charles Stafford, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Stafford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham Nottingham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 27th August, 1852
Arrival date: 16th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 509 (257). Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-111)
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

John on 17th June, 2018 wrote:

Reported in the Nottinghamshire Guardian on 28th February 1850: “REMOVAL OF CONVICTS. On the 18th instant, Robert Pollett, Charles Stafford, William Cooper, George Johnson, and Samuel Cliff, each sentenced to seven years’ transportation, were removed by Mr. Jackson from the County Jail to Millbank Prison.”

Iris Dunne on 18th June, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 31 December 1849

Conduct Record:- Trade: Farm Labourer, Transported for stealing a silver spoon, Single, aged 44, conditional pardon 26 February 1856

Lots of details of him being a Pauper and illnesses up to age 74 in 1883
https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/all/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1502382/one
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-111,303,248,F,60

John on 18th June, 2018 wrote:

In the 1851 census, Charles Stafford was a prisoner in Portland Convict Prison.

http://www.opcdorset.org/PortlandFiles/PortlandCensus/1851PortlandPrison.htm

Convict Changes History

John on 17th June, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 18th June, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 509 (257). Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-111) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number

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