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Charles Watson, one of 209 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 05 October 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 227 (115). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 207.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th February, 2014 wrote:
Charles Watson was convicted at CCC London on 15/01/1840 for stealing a necklace. Previous convictions. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Hindostan’, arriving 19/01/1841.
Hulk Report: orderly
Aged 17yrs; 5’1”; single; Protestant; read & write; labourer; fair complexion; dk brown hair; brown eyes.
Native Place: London Road
Station Gang in Colony: Point Puer (settlement for boys, near Port Arthur).
1842: a sawyer. Orderly & good.
29/11/1845: Ticket of Leave
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th February, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 227 (115). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 207. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number H