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George Birchall

George Birchall, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Malcolm, 13 May 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Birchall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rape
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: David Malcolm
Departure date: 13th May, 1845
Arrival date: 25th August, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 284. Liverpool Mercury 20th December 1844
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

Steven Horton on 10th January, 2015 wrote:

Rape of a 17 year old female in Wigan

D Wong on 11th January, 2015 wrote:

George Birchall was 25 years old on arrival.

George was 5’4 3/4” tall, black hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, can read a little, protestant, married, tattoos.

Station of Gang: Norfolk Island for 2 years and 6 months.

May 1847: Off Norfolk Island per ‘Tory’

26/9/1854: TOL
16/9/1856: CP

Convict Changes History

Steven Horton on 10th January, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 284. Liverpool Mercury 20th December 1844 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 284)

D Wong on 11th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), occupation

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