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Charles Wells

Charles Wells, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Wells
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 28th January, 1816
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: 4th August, 1883
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 7th June, 1845
Arrival date: 16th September, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 308
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

Andrew chapman on 28th July, 2019 wrote:

He is buried in Fingal Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

Joy Bailey on 14th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1883, occupation, crime

Andrew chapman on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 28th January, 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th August, 1883 (prev. 1883), gender: m

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