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George Baker

George Baker, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Hungerford
Departure date: July, 1821
Arrival date: 26th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 227 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 55 (29)
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

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 wrote:

National Archives. Criminal Petitions.

HO 17/15/311821 June 18

Prisoner name: George Baker.

Court and date of trial: [Old Bailey] June Sessions 1821.

Crime: Uttering forged £5 Bank of England note.

Initial sentence: Transportation for 14 years.

Annotated (Outcome): An answer will be called for. Nil.

Petitioner(s): Prisoner.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Asks to be sent to the Penitentiary; penitent; previous good conduct.

Additional Information: In Newgate.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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