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Frederick Britain, one of 182 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 29 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
||George Herbert, Brittain
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 75 (40)
||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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D Wong on 18th April, 2015 wrote:
FREDERICK BRITAIN, EDWARD CARTER, Theft > theft from a specified place, 17th February 1831.
Reference Number: t18310217-19
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 100s
OLD COURT. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17.
First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Justice Bosanquet.
FREDERICK BRITAIN and EDWARD CARTER were indicted for stealing, on the 12th of January , 1 clock, value 24l.; 1 clock-stand, value 3s., and 1 glass clock-shade, value 20s., the
BRITAIN - GUILTY. Aged 20.
CARTER - GUILTY. Aged 20.
Of stealing to the value of 99s. only .
Transported for Seven Years .
12/4/1837: TOL Patrick Plains
Edward Carter arrived per ‘Heroine 1833’.
D Wong on 13th April, 2021 wrote:
Source: Ancestry Convict Indents
Frederick Britain was listed as 22 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Bristol.
Frederick was literate, protestant, single, 5’4” tall, ruddy freckled complexion, brown hair, hazel grey eyes, MRIL on right arm.
Source: Ancestry Tickets of Leave.
10/4/1837: TOL, Patricks Plains - Listed as a labourer, born 1810, 5’2½” tall, pale sallow complexion, dark hair, dark hazel eyes.
Source: Ancestry Certificates of Freedom.
17/5/1838: COF - Aged 29, born 1809, a labourer, 5’5” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.
18/4/1839: Permission to marry Sarah Foster (John Renwick) - Frederick was free - Sarah was on Bond - Disallowed.
4/5/1839: Permission to marry Sarah Forster (John Renwick) at Parramatta, Sarah was 26.
Ancestry - Applications to Marry.
23/4/1839 - A Certificate from the Factory setting forth the circumstances under which Forster is presently in that Establishment sould have accompanied this application for in all probability she is now serving a sentence in the third class and ordered to be retgurned to her service, caused by Britain’s own conduct.
4/5/1839: Permission to marry - allowed.
1839: NSW BDM: Frederick Britton married Sarah Forster at St. John’s, Parramatta.
1843:Frederick H Britton was born, died Mudge 1900 - Parents: Frederick and Sarah.
1851: William Britton
1851: Charles Britton
Convict Changes History
Ellen Herbert on 11th April, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: George Herbert, gender: m
D Wong on 18th April, 2015 made the following changes:
alias2: Brittain, date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime