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George Adkinson

George Adkinson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Adkinson
Aliases: Atkinson (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 11th November, 1829
Age: 26 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 112
Source description: 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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 wrote:

1827 - Guildford arrived in Australia
1828 - Name: George Atkinson
Death Date: 1829
Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1829
Registration Place: Hoxham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18291394 13
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: George Atkinson
Date of Death: 11 Nov 1829
Ship; Guildford. Age 26. Newcastle.
1829 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
NAME: George Atkinson
DATE: 11/11/1829 Death
PLACE: New South Wales Australia
CATEGORY: Convicts Deaths
TITLE: Effects of Deceased Convicts, 1826-1841
Ship; Guildford. Newcastle. Amount 1£

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 wrote:

Name: Geo Adkinson. [Geo Atkinson]
Age: 21 [1805]
Date of Conviction:  5 Apr 1826 - Preston
Unable to read or write
Native Place; Blackburn.
Trade; Labourer

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Atkinson (alias) (prev. Atkinson (Alias)), date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th November, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 made the following changes:


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