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Walker, Charles (1783–1826)

Charles Walker was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing money. He arrived in Sydney in 1810 aboard the Anne. He was granted a conditional pardon on 31 January 1814. By 1815 he was working as a publican at Parramatta. In 1822 he held 160 acres either by grant or purchase, 30 acres of which was cleared. He had 13 horses, 57 horned cattle and 14 hogs. In 1823 he was named as the trustee for three orphaned girls named Rutter; their mother was Charlotte O'Meara. He was buried on 4 June 1826.

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'Walker, Charles (1783–1826)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/walker-charles-24054/text36746, accessed 8 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1783
England

Death

2 June 1826
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years