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George Carmichael

George Carmichael, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Carmichael
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th April, 1811
Occupation: Shearman
Date of Death: 27th November, 1891
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ayr Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 119 (61)
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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D Wong on 8th October, 2018 wrote:

National Records of Scotland
Title Trial papers relating to George Carmichael and George McFarlane, now or lately prisoners in the Tolbooth at Ayr , for the crime of Theft by housebreaking. Tried at High Court Ayr.
Dates 7 Apr 1826
Description Verdict: Guilty, Sentence:transported beyond seas for a peiod of 14 years. Papers include: Indictment; porteous roll; judicial declaration

Parents: George and Mary Ann McPhee.

Assigned to Mr McKellar at Bonhill, St Vincent.

10/5/1838: TOL

1846: Married Susan Nash (1830-1873) at ‘Chetwynd Station’, Casterton, Victoria.
Mary Ann Carmichael 1849-1923
George Charles Carmichael 1850-1913
Thomas Carmichael 1852-1931
Alexander Carmichael 1854-1855
Sarah Jane Carmichael 1855-1918
James Carmichael 1857-1858
William Carmichael 1859-1941
Margaret Small Carmichael 1861-1902
Catherine Carmichael 1864-1936
Charles Carmichael 1866-1951
Alexander Carmichael 1870-1870
Samuel Carmichael 1873-1948
1873: Susan Carmichael died in the confinement of their 13th child.

1849: Moved to Mortlake, Victoria.

George sold is Chetwynd property in 1877 and moved to Natimuk, Victoria.

1888: Moved to o’Connell St, West Geelong.

17/11/1891 George died of Cancer of the face, at O’Connell St, Geelong West,
Victoria, aged 80.
28/11/1891 Buried - Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Convict Changes History

Wendy McCawley on 7th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 27th April, 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th November, 1891 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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