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Charles Heath Gray (1776–1848)

Charles Heath Gray was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing three shirts, value 30 shillings, four neckcloths, value 4 shillings, and a pocket-handkerchief, worth 1 shilling. He arrived in Sydney in 1800 aboard the Royal Admiral. He married Susannah Ashman on 13 March 1810. In the 1825 and 1828 Censuses he was recorded as working as a clerk in the Naval Office.

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  • death notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 December 1848, p 3

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Life Summary [details]


6 January, 1776
London, Middlesex, England


23 December, 1848 (aged 72)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years