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Gersham Butcher, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Hurrill, Gasker (alias), Smith, George (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 309 (57)
||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 27th July, 2017 wrote:
29/1/1836 Essex Standard Essex, England:
For Seven Years— Gersham Butcher, for stealing a smock frock from John Wass at Colne Engain.
Gersham Butcher was listed as 20 years old on arrival, he was 5’8 1/2” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, G B. back left arm near wrist - M.G. inside same arm, G P. Anchor & Cable on rt arm below Elbow, single, native place: Gessingthorp.
1843: Free Certificate.
12/2/1845: Departed Launceston to Portland Bay per ‘Timbo’.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th July, 2017 made the following changes:
alias1: Hurrill, Gasker (alias) (prev. Hurrill, Gasker (Alias)), alias2: Smith, George (alias) (prev. Smith, George (Alias)), date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime