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George Biddle, one of 200 convicts transported on the Planter, 13 June 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th September, 1861
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 350
||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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Karen Stevens on 27th March, 2015 wrote:
George was also a butcher
George stole 2 ewes and a ram
George was sentenced to death commuted to life
The crown being petitioned by his father absolute pardon granted
D Wong on 27th March, 2015 wrote:
George was transported for 2 Ewes and 1 Ram from his employer Thomas Crane of High Abberley. He sold them to a butcher named Mr W. Harding, who suspected them as been stolen.
Listed as a widower on the ships indent.
Assigned to William Wentworth at Vaucluse on arrival.
Later worked on Wentworth properties in the Hunter Valley.
26/10/1842: Married Agnes Caunter (Elizabeth 1836) and had 7 children.
After working at Lane Cove and Blue’s Point the family moved to Cumberland St Rocks Sydney, then moved to Grafton and onto Tenterfield and Glen Innes. He worked as a shepherd for the Irby family on Bolivia Station near Tenterfield.
27/9/1861: George died of inflammation of the lungs as Bolivia Station, Tenterfield, NSW
Convict Changes History
Karen Stevens on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 27th September, 1861 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000)