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George Brammar

George Brammar, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Brammar
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: File-cutter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 470
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 12th November, 2012 wrote:

George Brammar was 41 years old when transported.
He was 5’6” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, lost a front tooth in lower jaw, outside scar on nose, a small raised mole on left eyelid, scar at top of right forefinger.

2/1/1846: Absconded from Wooloomooloo stockade since 30/11/1844.

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2022 wrote:

Committed to the Castle.—(By the Rev. E. Marsham and Rev. R. Norris) Henry Boon, George Brammar, and Jane Lewis alias Brammar, charged with having robbed John Sharpin, of Tattersett, on the King’s highway of his watch and money.
Norfolk Chronicle, 10 Nov 1827.

All were transprted.

Jane Lewis was transported to Tasmania.  On her conduct record, she stated that she had run away from home with George Brammar.

Conduct Record : https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-5$init=CON40-1-5p318
Jane Lewis, Tried Norfolk, 15 March 1828, Life. Transported for Highway Robbery. Gaol report, Character and dispositon very bad, Connexions & former course of life bad by her own account. Single. Stated this offence, Highway Robbery, tried with Geo. Brammer & Henry Bowen, tranported with me. M. at N.P. (Rayther). Sarah Lewis a Publican, the Red Lion. Jane Lewis Luntrell, my proper name. I ran away from home with a young man ?.. ago, Geo. Brammer. Single.
See record for details.
Conditional Pardon No 2836, 6 Jany. 1841.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1787, gender, occupation

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2022 made the following changes:


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