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George Antrim

George Antrim, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Antrim
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1871
Age: 57 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Southampton, Winchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 223 (113)
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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Anonymous on 9th August, 2012 wrote:

George Antrim was 30 years old on arrival, and was born at Farnman.

He was transported for stealing £17 and a watch from his Master, Dr. Leivn?? 75th Regiment - he was a soldier at the time.

George was 5’5 1/2" tall, married, Wife Anna at Reading, Mother Mary at Farnham, brother Charles London, sisters Elizabeth, Anne, Sarah at Farnham, he could read and write, protestant, and his trades were groom, house servant, farm labourer and hop grower.

30/11/1847: CP

The Argus, Melbourne 28/3/1871:On Friday, Mr Chandler held an inquest at South Preston, on the body of George Antrim, aged 57 years, a labourer.
Deceased was not strong, but was able to go up about to the end.  On Wednesday evening he went to bed in his usual health, but early next morning he died suddenly without a struggle.  He had no medical treatment.  Dr Daniels, cound that death had been caused by inflammation of the lungs and pleurisy.  Medical attention a few days before death would probably have saved his life.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814-00-00, date of death 1871-00-00, gender m

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