Charles is the
first born son of Charles Bleeze, and Mary Walker Bleeeze. She
Thomas Wilken Cowen, my 5th generation Grand Father.
Mary was sent to Van Diemans Land
as a convict for stealing from Nottingham on the 14th July 1830. She had her 5
year old son with her. They arrived here on the America on the 9th May
1831. We found this information on the site called Founders and Survivors.
married Thomas Cowen, who was also sent here as a convict.
later in life became a baker at Port Cygnet. He married Bridget Maddon, they had
a son by the name of Patrick Bleeze. We have found the resting place of Bridget
and Patrick at Cornelian Bay cemetery, but we have not been able to locate the
resting place of Charles, we know he died in Hobart.
His mother, Mary Cowen