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George Beavis

George Beavis, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Beavis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Ribbon weaver
Date of Death: 1860
Age: 58 years

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 Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 131 (67)
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

Katherine Vining on 23rd December, 2015 wrote:

Reference Number: t18230625-23

D Wong on 26th December, 2015 wrote:

George Beavis was 22 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for Theft. His occupation was a ‘Ribband Dresser’.

George was 5’7” tall dark brown hair, hazel eyes, scar over right eyebrow, mole back of neck, single.

Some relations named Case at Epsom, my Mothers side 2 Uncles, one at Abingdon the other at Hungerford, apprenticed to a Ribband Dresser -  Mr Moxom Wood Street Cheapside.

1830-32 Musters: Assigned to M. A. Galenby.\

1833: TOL
1835: TOL
22/6/1838: CP

23/6/1843: Free Pardon.

Convict Changes History

Katherine Vining on 23rd December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 1805 (prev. 0000), crime

D Wong on 23rd December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 0000 (prev. 1805)

D Wong on 26th December, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Eric Catterall on 26th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 1805), date of death: 1860 (prev. 0000)

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