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Charles Swan

Charles Swan, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Swan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th December, 1838
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 6th June, 1835
Arrival date: 28th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 76 Government Gazettes dated Wednesday 19 December 1838 and Wednesday 9 January 1839. Queanbeyan Pioneer Register.
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

Wendy Smith on 29th March, 2019 wrote:

Absconded from Mr Henry Zouch, Queanbeyan, on 1 November.  Was associated with another runaway convict Mr James Daley, Charles Kerr.  Was shot dead on 18th December 1838 while attempting to rob a dray owned by Mr Stephen Goodwin near Bungendore.  Mr William Childs was lying under the dray and shot Charles Swan dead and apprehended Mr James Daley. Reference The Australian Thursday 14 February 1839. Buried 18 December 1838 at Oaks Estate Burial Ground.  From Government Gazette was 4ft 11 3/4 high of sallow complexion with brown hair and grey eyes.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 29th March, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 76 Government Gazettes dated Wednesday 19 December 1838 and Wednesday 9 January 1839. Queanbeyan Pioneer Register. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Pr

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