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George Barnes

George Barnes, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Barnes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1757
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th February, 1818
Age: 61 years

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: Unknown
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: General Hewett
Departure date: August, 1813
Arrival date: 7th February, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 125 (64)
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 1st July, 2018 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Papers:
BARNES, George L. Per “General Hewitt”, 1814

1816 Nov 2: Teacher. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3173; 4/1849 p.38)

10/2/1818: George Barnes died of senectus at the Sydney Hospital -  Convict, Ex General Hewitt. Age 60 years
(Senectus = Old Age).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st July, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1757 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th February, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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