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Charles Warner, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th July, 1866
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||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.
||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 5’10¼” 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.
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