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George Beatson

George Beatson, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Beatson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1758
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a cap
Convicted at: Derby Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 348
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 16th September, 2016 wrote:

George was born C1758 so would have been about 46 years old on arrival - no date of death found.
WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900
Derbyshire Quarter sessions 1770-1828.

1795. BEATSON George (Dronfield, Sc) Labourer [Theft: 07: 5/=] N/s (Bastall john (fwk)) South wingfield [Not guilty]

1801.  HAZLEHURST Luke (Holmesfield, Sc) Butcher [Assault] N/s (Beatson george) Dronfield [All disputes settled]

1803. BEATSON George (Dronfield, Sc) Labourer [Theft: 07: 1/=] N/s (Drabble sarah) N/s [Not tried.

1803. BEATSON George (Dronfield, Sc) Labourer [Theft: 07: 1/=] N/s (Drabble thomas) N/s Transported 7 years. -** This was for the theft of a hat belonging to Thomas Drabble.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1758 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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