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Default Charles Newey

Name - "official" name and what they were known as

Charles Newey

Date and place of birth

22 February 1814 in Ghazipur, India (father in the army)

Names of parents

Thomas Newey and Elizabeth

Date and place of baptism - if applicable

21 March 1814 at The Out Station, Ghazipur, India

Details of each of his or her marriages - if any

(1) 25 Jun 1846 at St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutland to Susan Allen (1825-1848)

(2) 5 May 1849 at St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutland to Mary Ann Bryan

Occupation(s) - if any


Addresses where they lived (including county if in UK) - and please list which censuses you have or haven't found him/her on.

1814-1819, Ghazipur, India
1838 - Easton on the Hill, Northamptonshire
1838-1842, The Leviathan Hulk Prison Ship, Portsmouth Harbour, Hampshire
1846-1883, Exton, Rutland

Date, place and cause of death

23 March 1883 - cause- Chronic Bronchitis

Date and place of burial / cremation.

28 March 1883 buried in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutland

Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable


Memorial inscription - if any

There is a headstone in the churchyard, I can't remember what it said.

1838 Charles was convicted in Northampton for stealing fowls at Easton on the Hill. Sentenced to Transportation for 7 years

1841 was a convict on The Leviathan Hulk Prison Ship at Portsmouth
Found document online that stated that he had been a very useful ships tailor for 3 years and had been recommended for Royal Mercy.

National Archives Free Pardon:

Whereas those following persons are under sentence of transfer or transport on board the Leviathan Hulk in Portsmouth Harbour they having been convicted of felony at the times & places hereafter named.
(then various names including)
Chas Newey at Northampton in July 1838
We in consideration of some (or same) circumstances humbly represented unto us are graciously pleased to extend our Grace & mercy unto them and to grant them our Free Pardon for their said crimes and here dated 2 Feb 1842

Link to son: Jabez Newey

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