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Charles Homer Martin (1795–1886)

Charles Homer Martin was sentenced to life transportation for highway robbery. He arrived in Sydney in 1818 aboard the General Stewart. He married Ann Forrester in 1822. Following his marriage he was assigned as a servant to his wife.

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3 September, 1795
London, Middlesex, England


11 June, 1886 (aged 90)
Freeman's Reach, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: life