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Charles John Carter (1797–1875)

Charles Carter, n.d.

Charles Carter, n.d.

photo provided by Ian Carter

The Hamilton Spectator "regrets to learn that Mr. (Charles) John Carter, the well-known squatter, of Rosebrook, died on Saturday, October 9, at the advanced age of 78, and was buried in Horsham on the following Sunday. The deceased was 39 years in the colony; he was 31 years in the Wimmera district, and he was the first settler on the Glenelg River."

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Charles Carter, n.d.

Charles Carter, n.d.

photo provided by Ian Carter

Life Summary [details]


1 May, 1797
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England


8 October, 1875 (aged 78)
Rosebrook, Victoria, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life