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George Henry Arabin

George Arabin, one of 280 convicts transported on the Vimiera, 20 September 1865

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Henry Arabin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1840
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Shopbreaking & theft
Convicted at: Middlesex, Clerkenwell Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Vimiera
Departure date: 20th September, 1865
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1865
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 115 (60)
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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 3rd November, 2017 wrote:

Convict No. 8480
George Arabin was listed as 23 years old on arrival and was transported for ‘Shop breaking’.
George was single, 5’6ΒΌ” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion, stout build, crucifix right arm, pockpitted. literate.

Occupation: Labourer/General servant/Cook.

5/12/1867: TOL
10/2/1872: COF.

29/2/1872: To Singapore.

Convict Changes History

Suzanne McKenzie on 16th August, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st September, 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st March, 1890 (prev. 0000)

Alison Pinsent on 3rd November, 2017 made the following changes:

firstname: George Henry (prev. George), date of birth: 1840 (prev. 1st September, 1815), date of death: 0000 (prev. 21st March, 1890), occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd November, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

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