Family name(s) SPRINGMORE
Given name(s) Charlotte
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation Silk winder
Age when departed England 30
Trial date 19 October 1785
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Assault and malicious damage
Value of crimes 10 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Lady Penrhyn
Date left colony
Date of Death 22 June 1822


One of a pair of “abandoned characters” i.e. prostitutes according to court records. Partner in the original crime was Mary Harrison (Lady Penrhyn). They threw acid over another woman saying, “there are so many sly whores now it is impossible for a public whore to get her living”.