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George Bennett

George Bennett, one of 156 convicts transported on the Atlas, 05 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Bennett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Quarryman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing linen
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 5th June, 1819
Arrival date*: 5th February, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 154 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 169 (86)
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 8th February, 2020 wrote:

7/4/1819 Hereford Journal Herefordshire, England:
George Bennett, for stealing a quantity of linen.

George Bennett was listed as 38 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Bradford

Occupation: Rock blaster.

George was 5’6ΒΌ” tall, dark ruddy complexion, black hair, dark eyes.

6/4/1819: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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