BAXTER William Carter

Name William Carter BAXTER
Country Of Origin England
Born 1790
Died 1837
Birth/Baptism Bapt. 11 July 1790, Downham Market, Norfolk, England
Parents James and Elizabeth Baxter
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker, Escapement Maker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
29 Elizabeth Street, Hobart (David Barclay)
Marriage/Spouse Widower
Trial 24 November 1834, Central Criminal Court, London
Sentence Transportation for life for stealing and pawning a watch owned by watchmaker and employer, John Phillips, London
Arrival 1 August 1835, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Mangles
Police Number 2259
Convict Assignment On arrival, assigned to clock and watchmaker David Barclay, watchmaker, Hobart
Other 1835: Assigned to David Barclay.

Other skills: Clerk

December 1836: Stole one telescope belonging to his master David Barclay and punished with two years hard labour on the roads (Port Arthur was recommended).

May 1837: Bridgewater Road Party.
Disobeyed orders by sending a letter off the station – punished with one month in chains but died before the month was up.

Death 3 June 1837, New Norfolk Hospital for the Insane, New Norfolk.
Recorded as a 49-year-old hospital patient, former residence Bridgewater.

Burial: 24 June 1837, Parish of New Norfolk

TAHO: CON31/1/5, CON18/1/16, CON14/1/14, RGD34/1/1 no5187 Death 1837.
Web: Ancestry: Norfolk England Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Old Bailey Online Reference No. t18341124-101; Founders & Survivors convict database.
Colonial Times 6 December 1836