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George Archer

George Archer, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Archer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 28 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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 309 (156)
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 25th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Sesostris - 1825/6

Indent No; 82
Name; George Archer
No Details
Additional remarks noted against name; DEAD

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships.
Name; George Archer
Ship; Sesostris
Trial; Norfolk Assises
Date; 13 July 1825
Sentence; 14 years
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage. 11 Dec 1825

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Age; 27 [1798]

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2022 wrote:

1825 - Trial; 13 July 1825.

1825 - 3 September 1825.

1825 - 23 May. Received on board the prison hulk; Leviathan. Moored; Portsmouth
Age; 27 years. Born about 1798
Transported; 16 November 1825 per Sesostris.
Offence;  Receiving stolen lead

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2022 made the following changes:


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