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George Botham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Botham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Soldier
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing flannel
Convicted at: Ireland, Galway
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Parmelia
Departure date: 29th October, 1833
Arrival date: 2nd March, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 67 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 18th June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Bath England. Single - Soldier cabinetmaker Colonial sentences.

Dennis Nightingale on 18th June, 2015 wrote:

175661 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
18 November 1836 Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book. State Archives NSW; Roll: 136.
  Admitted to Newcastle gaol from the Police Office. Sentenced to 14 days solitary confinement. Discharged to No. 3 Stockade at Newcastle 2nd December 1836.

175538 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
20 December 1836. Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book. State Archives NSW; Roll: 136.
  Labourer from Bath. Admitted to Newcastle gaol on 20th December under sentence of 7 days solitary confinement. Discharged to his duty at the Colonial Hospital, Newcastle on 27th December 1836.

52517 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
1836 20 December Newcastle BB.
  Attached to General Hospital. Charged with disorderly conduct after patients complained of his insolence and neglect.
 
52518 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
1836 20 December Newcastle BB.
  Dr. Brooks testified that it was Botham’s job to look after sick soldiers. Sentenced to 7 days in the cells for insolence and neglect.

131266 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
1837 26 April Maitland GG.
  Apprehended after absconding from service of Henry Pilcher.

131286 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
1837 19 April Maitland GG.
  Cabinetmaker and soldier age 27 from Bath. 5ft 6 in, ruddy and freckled complexion,light brown hair, brown eyes, nose thick and inclining to the right side, scar right eyebrow, finger nails short. Absconded from Henry Pilcher 7 April.

29425 Botham George - Parmelia 1834. 
1837 Newcastle GRC.
  Assigned to the Government.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 18th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Botham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 18th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, occupation, crime

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