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Turtle, Charles (1795–1871)

James Turtle was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1819 aboard the Baring. His occupation was given as copper plate printer and his height as 5ft 4ins. At some point he started calling himself Charles Turtle.

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'Turtle, Charles (1795–1871)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/turtle-charles-25610/text33924, accessed 22 May 2019.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Turtle, James
Birth

1795
London, Middlesex, England

Death

6 June 1871
Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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