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Cross, Charles (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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'Cross, Charles (1758–1835)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cross-charles-27370/text34819, accessed 1 March 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1758
England

Death

13 October 1835
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years