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George Bell, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Porter, Geo. Wm. (alias), Dalton, George
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 98
||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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John Baird on 27th January, 2013 wrote:
Married circa 1811 England
Convicted 16 September 1812 Old Bailey, London
Wife Martha BELL (nee PORTER) (c1788-1846) and son William BELL (1812-1888) arrived Sydney 10 January 1814 on board “Kangaroo”. A further 3 sons (Charles 1820-1905), Robert ?? (1824-1825) James (1827-1839) and 3 daughters (Martha 1814-1884); Esther 1816-????); Mary Ann (1826-1888) born in NSW
Died 29 Dec 1851 Alexnadria, Sydney, NSW aged 69 years
Maureen Withey on 15th November, 2019 wrote:
Government and General Order.
Colonial Secretary’s Office, June 29th, 1825.
The Governor has been pleased to approve
of the following Appointments :
In the District of Cooke—-George Bell (Earl Spencer),
holding a Ticket of Leave, to be a Constable.
Maureen Withey on 12th August, 2021 wrote:
1828 Census Index. p 76/77
George Bell and family, per El Spencer, wife Martha, CF per Kangaroo 1812.
George Bell, age 37, T.L. Earl Spencer, 1812, Life, protestant, Labourer, Kent St. Sydney.
Martha Bell, age 36, C.F. Kangaroo, 1812, protestant, Ux, (wife)
William Bell, age 16, CF, Kangaroo 1812, prot.
Mathew Bell, age 13, B.C. prot.
Esther, age 11,
Charles, age 8,
Mary A., age 2 ½.,
James, age 1 ¼.
Convict Changes History
John Baird on 27th January, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1 Porter, Geo. Wm. (alias) (prev. Porter, Geo. Wm. (Alias)), alias2, gender, occupation, crime