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George Broome, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
27th August, 1852
16th December, 1852
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 293 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 495 (250)
||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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Anonymous on 17th September, 2012 wrote:
George Broome was 30 years old on arrival in VDL.
He was transported for stealing a box of cigars, the goods of James Benton. The sergeant of the regiment to which the prisoner belonged, stated that he bore a very bad character.
George was single, 5’9 1/2" tall, pale complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, medium nose and chin, large mouth, moles back of left arm, could read and write, C of E.
His father was George, brother Thomas, Sisters Sarah, Mary and Emma, all at Manchester and his native place of Macclesfield.
22/12/1852: PB 27th Constabulary, Hobart.
18/7/1854: Recommended for CP
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 17th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1823-00-00, gender m