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George Caddens

George Caddens, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Caddens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Tobacconist
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 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 217 (111)
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

June Watson on 1st January, 2020 wrote:

Born Stirling, Scotland.Lived Water Court, Castle Wynd, Edinburgh.  Trial for burglary stealing candlesticks from Henry Witham Esquire, 14 King St, Edinburgh along with his friend Thomas Wilkie aged 16. Sent to prison hulk ‘Euryalus’, Chatham.
Transported 7 years on ‘Gilmore’ with 224 other convicts to Tasmania.  Assigned to Mr E Lord.

Convict Changes History

June Watson on 1st January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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