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Charles Cross (1758–1835)

Charles Cross was sentenced to seven years transportation for the theft of a silver spoon. He arrived in Sydney in 1790 aboard the Neptune as part of the Second Fleet. He married Rose Flood that same year. By 1800 he had a grant of land at Mulgrave Place. In 1806 he held 150 acres at Hawkesbury.

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13 October, 1835 (aged ~ 77)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years