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Charles Wittingham

Charles Wittingham, one of 320 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntly, 23 March 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Wittingham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 3rd February, 1819
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th August, 1895
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 23rd March, 1835
Arrival date: 5th July, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 11 (7)
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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Anonymous on 21st October, 2011 wrote:

Real name Charles Whittingham. Born 3 February, 1819. Christened at St Leonard’s, Shoreditch, London, England. He resided at 19 Rodney Court, Chapel Street, Hoxton, Shoreditch, London.  His parents were John Whittingham and Sarah Everard. Charles appeared at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London, 16 December, 1834. He was charged with the embezzlement of 16s.8d. from his employer, a baker named John Wyman. There was no trial because he pleaded guilty. He was given a sentence of 7 years transportation. He was held on the hulk ‘Fortitude’ at Chatham before transportation. He worked out his sentence at Bathurst, NSW. Gained his ticket of Leave, 3 June, 1840 and his Certificate of Freedom, 13/12/1843. He married an Irish Famine orphan, Mary Elizabeth Blake (per ‘Inchinnan’ 1849), at Bathurst 2 May, 1851. They had 9 children. Charles Whittingham died 17 August, 1895.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 21st October, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1819-02-03, date of death 1895-08-17, gender m

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