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Charles Whitmore

Charles Whitmore, one of 299 convicts transported on the Maitland, 22 June 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Whitmore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 1915
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 22nd June, 1846
Arrival date: 27th October, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land. [The convicts disembarked at Port Phillip and not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 88
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

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 wrote:

Charles was born at St Mary’s Islington, London. He was sent to the Euryalus Hulk, and then to Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, where he learned carpentry skills. He arrived in Melbourne as an exile, and was engaged by J.W. Howey for one year at £12 per annum. He married Mary Ann Jones at Pentridge (Coburg) and they had 12 children. Charles bought 29 acres at Wandong where he grew potatoes and raised pigs.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 10th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1915-00-00, gender m

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1829-00-00

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