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George Baker, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
26th December, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 227 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 55 (29)
||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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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.
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: