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George Bartlett

George Bartlett, one of 192 convicts transported on the Circassian, 04 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Bartlett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Dorset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Circassian
Departure date: 4th November, 1832
Arrival date: 16th February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 442. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 42. Newspapers online (Colonial Times, Ticket of Leave 17/02/1843)
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

Yvonne South on 25th January, 2014 wrote:

He was baptised at Tyneham, Dorset on September 12 1796.
A description of George Bartlett is given as follows:
Trade: Ploughman
Height without shoes: 5/5/4
Complexion: Brown
Head: Round
Hair: D Brown
Whiskers: Black Bushy
Visage: Oval
Forehead M. Height (re????)
Eyebrowns: D Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Nose: Long
Mouth: Large
Chin: Small
Remarks: None
He had stolen a bridle.

He was moved to Port Arthur in 1838

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th January, 2014 wrote:

Conduct Record:
Musters: 1833 at Richmond
      1838 at gaol
      1839 at Port Arthur
      1841 at Ross

1835: Assigned to Wm Peever
1838: Charged with break, enter & steal from a dwelling house of Thos Williams at Kangaroo Point (now the Eastern Shore of Derwent River, Hobart, nr Bellerieve). To be sent to Port Arthur Penal Settlement for 2 years.

10/02/1843: Ticket of Leave
1846: Free Certificate. no. 176.

(No record of George applying for permission to marry or Colonial Family. A George Bartlett did depart Tasmania, for Sydney, NSW on the ship ‘Waterlily’ on 04/03/1846, steerage passenger. Ref. CUS36/1/541. ? this George)

Convict Changes History

Yvonne South on 25th January, 2014 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th January, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 442. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 42. Newspapers online (Colonial Times, Ticket of Leave 17/02/1843) (prev. Australian Joint Copyi

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