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George Ablett, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
||George William Abblitt
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th October, 1831
||Frs labourer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
||7th May, 1892
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 404
England & Wales Criminal Register 1849
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Erin Krusic-Golub on 30th May, 2014 wrote:
Criminal Register from ancestry.com lists trial date as 13 October 1849. Crime listed as House Breaking before convicted of felony.
D Wong on 30th May, 2014 wrote:
George was Born at Ramsay, Huntingdonsire. He was 20 years old on arrival, was 5’9 3/4” tall, could read and write a little, single, C of E, Fresh complexion, light brown hair, brown thin whiskers, grey eyes.
Mother: Phoebe Edwards Papworth
Brothers: Thomas, William
Sisters: Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah - all at native place.
4/4/1854: TOL revoked
27/3/1855: TOL restored
24/10/1856: Free Certificate.
2/7/1873: Larceny - 6 months
26/1/1878: Larceny - 3 months.
1858: Married Margaret Hunter, Forest, Tasmania. They had 5 children.
1892: Died at Black River, Stanley, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Erin Krusic-Golub on 30th May, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 404
England & Wales Criminal Register 1849 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 404
D Wong on 30th May, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: George William Abblitt, occupation