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George Baker

George Baker, one of 152 convicts transported on the Grenada, May 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Waterman
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 14 years

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: May, 1819
Arrival date: 21st October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 151 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 157 (80)
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 25th October, 2016 wrote:

Old Bailey:
JAMES TURNER, JAMES CLOSE, JOHN CARPENTER, WILLIAM JASPER, JOHN EGAN, MARY HARTNELL, GEORGE BAKER, DAVID CRAWLEY, THOMAS KIRBY, Royal Offences > coining offences, 28th October 1818.

Offence: Royal Offences > coining offences
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty
Punishment: Transportation
JAMES TURNER , JAMES CLOSE , JOHN CARPENTER , WILLIAM JASPER , JOHN EGAN , MARY HARTNELL , GEORGE BAKER , DAVID CRAWLEY , and THOMAS KIRBY were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and knowingly having forged notes in their possession .
To which indictments the prisoners severally pleaded GUILTY .
Transported for Fourteen Years.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
BAKER, George. Per “Grenada”, 1819

1819 Oct 30:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Grenada” & forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.3)

1820 Jul 17:  Government labourer at Emu Plains (Reel 6049; 4/1745 p.184)

1822 Jun 21:  On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Peter Murdoch (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.115)

1823 May 7:  Convict servant of Peter Murdoch. To be victualled from the Stores at Liverpool for six months (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.261)

1829: TOL Sydney

29/3/1831: Permission to marry Eleanor Kirton, aged 20 (came free), George was 31.

1831: Married at St James church, Eleanor listed as Keston. (no childen listed)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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