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Charles Warner

Charles Warner, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Warner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Umbrella maker
Date of Death: 7th July, 1866
Age: 38 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: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster. Assizes at Liverpool
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 16th April, 1852
Arrival date: 31st July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 291 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 407 (206). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-108,297,284,L,80. Indent.
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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Kimberly on 16th May, 2014 wrote:

Record number 1015682

D Wong on 16th May, 2014 wrote:

Charles Warner was 23 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for stealing silver spoons, money and clothes.

Charles was 5’10ΒΌ” tall, dark brown hair and whiskers, grey eyes, scar upper lip right side, scar forefinger left hand, can read and write a little.

Charles was married with 1 child, his father was Thomas, brothers: George, James, Thomas, John, Richard, and 1 sister Ann.

12/7/1854: CP
31/7/1857: Free Certificate, Hobart.

4/7/1866: Charles died at Bothwell, Tasmania.
An Inquest was held on 7/7/1866 and found that Charles had died of natural causes - disease of the heart.

Found no marriage for Charles in Tasmania.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th May, 2014 wrote:

The details on Tasmanian Archives for Charles Warner are different from those given by Kimberly. There is only one Charles Warner recorded as a convict in VDL.  Link above verifies these details:
Convicted at Liverpool on 11/08/1849 for Burglary and Stealing silver spoons,money & clothes. 7yr sentence. Previous offence for stealing.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 31/07/1852.

Aged 23yrs; married man, 1 child; 5’10 1/4”;umbrella maker; Protestant; can read & write.
Native place - Lincoln

Father -Thomas, at Manchester.
Wife - Catherine
Brothers - George, James, Thomas, John & Richard
Sister - Ann

Probation on arrival of 18mths, less 5 mths.

20/01/53: Drunk. 7 days solitary.
11/01/53: Ticket of Leave
15/07/54: Misconduct in being in a public place instead of Divine Service. Fined 10s.
12/09/54: Conditional Pardon approved.
31/07/57: Certificate of Freedom. Hobart.

Inquest on a body found at Bothwell, Tasmania on 07/07/1866.  Deemed to be Charles and to have died of natural causes.

Convict Changes History

Kimberly on 16th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1900 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 16th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1828 (prev. 1817), date of death: 4th July, 1866 (prev. 1900), occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th May, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 407 (206). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-108,297,284,L,80. Ind

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