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Charles Vaughan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Vaughan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 29th July, 1887
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2017 wrote:

Charles VAUGHAN was convicted at Cork, Ireland on 21 Sept 1849 for burglary - stealing plated candlesticks. Three previous convictions. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Rodney’ arriving 12 Feb 1853.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: “good”
Aged 40yrs; single.
Had been in the 96th Regiment for 18 yrs. Now a labourer.
Native place of birth: Cork, Ireland.

18 months Probation Period.
1854: was a Constable at the Depot, Launceston.
9 Jan 1855: Ticket of Leave granted.
1 Feb 1856: Conditional Pardon approved.

2 Jan 1862: Launceston Court - charged with setting fire to a barn. Not Guilty.

20 June 1873: Launceston Court - Larceny. 2 mths prison.

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2017 wrote:

Personal details recorded on Indent:
5’0 3/4”; Church of England; can read & write; labourer; aged 40 yrs.
Brothers: Joseph & Benjamin
Sister: Rachel

Death: Died at New Town, Hobart, Tasmania (Pauper’s Establishment) on 29th July 1889. Born Ireland.  Labourer. Age 75yrs. Cause - Senilis. (ref. 35/1/11 no. 870)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. ), firstname: Charles, surname: Vaughan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 30th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 29th July, 1887 (prev. 0000)

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