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George Blackney, one of 210 convicts transported on the Emperor Alexander, 06 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 39 (21)
||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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Linda Thatcher on 2nd August, 2015 wrote:
Assigned to a Mr Burn
1834 Was Reported twice for disobedience and disorderly conduct. Disobedience of orders. Imprisonment and Hard Labor for 12 Months on Hulk ???
Absent without leave and insolent Hard labor for 21 days not in chains and returned to the Government. - Surveyors Chain Gang
Received 50 lashes for gambling
1838 While grave digging used abusive and threatening language and threw a foot stone at a Mr Smith and sentenced to 12 months hard labor on road gang in chains.
1839 Certificate of freedom
Married Ann Reed and had 2 sons William and John eventually moving to Victoria esiding in Geelong.
Convict Changes History
Jennifer Stephan on 17th August, 2012 made the following changes:
Linda Thatcher on 2nd August, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Smith (alias) (prev. Smith (Alias)), date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1877 (prev. 0000)