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Caroline Storey

Caroline Storey, one of 180 convicts transported on the Navarino, 05 October 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caroline Storey
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Book folder
Date of Death: 18th December, 1868
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Navarino
Departure date: 5th October, 1840
Arrival date: 17th January, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 237 (120)
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

Anonymous on 5th February, 2012 wrote:

Caroline was born Caroline Seago. She married John Storey in 1836.They had one child. She was convicted 6th July 1840 and transorted for 14 years. This was her second offence for larceny. The first had her sentenced for 3 months. She married Alfred Petitt another transportee as a widow in 1846.They came to Sydney in 1851. Alfred died in 1852 in Sydney. She then married Samuel Hoare at St Andrews Cathedral in Sydney in 1853.
She died 18/12/1868. One child survived from her marriage to Alfred, Caroline Blanche Petitt(Pettett)

Susan Williams on 11th January, 2014 wrote:

Caroline and Alfred’s daughter Caroline Blanche then went on to have seven sons with her German emigrant husband, Ferdinand Lange, a mariner who ran away from home at 10 years of age and stowed away on a British ship, staying at sea for the next 10 years, coming to Australia in 1869.

D Wong on 11th January, 2014 wrote:

Caroline was 23 years old on arrival in VDL.  She was transported for stealing, on the 29/5/1840, 9 yards of bombazine, value 12s., 4 jackets 16s., 1 pair trowsers 5s., 1 pair breeches 5s., 1 pair of boots 2s., 18 pairs of shoes £1.5.0, 1 sheet 2s., 1 blanket 3s., and 2 pillows 5s., the goods of Nicholas Crowder.  She was a lodger at the Crowder’s at Great Saffron Hill and paid 4s., per week.

Gaol Report: Dirty, married, 1 child.

Caroline was 5’2” tall, dark complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, illiterate.  Her native place was Tuting/Tooting, Surry.

5/2/1844: Returned to the Crown being pregnant.

4/5/1845: Recommended for a CP

4/7/1848: CP

Susan Williams on 26th January, 2014 wrote:

Caroline Storey was born 5th September 1816, Streatham, Surrey

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 5th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1868-12-18, gender f

D Wong on 11th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817

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