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George Carrington, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 120. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 20th October, 2018 wrote:
George CARRINGTON was convicted at Stafford, England on 12 March 1829 for horse stealing. Gaol report: “bad, has stolen many horses”. Life sentence. Hulk report: “orderly”. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Surrey’ in 1829.
Married man, 2 children - at W…..nr Stafford.
Aged 33yrs; a ploughman; 5’8 1/2” height; dark complexion; dark brown hair; blue eyes.
Native place of birth: Staffordshire, England.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work service.
15 Dec 1831: Barnes. Charged with suspicion of stealing 3 sheep, the property of Mr. Gellibrand, South Arm. Returned to the service of the Crown and to work in a Road Party Gang for 12 months.
22 July 1834: French. Stealing a fowl from his Master’s property. 2 yrs imprisonment, with hard labour at Bridgewater Chain Gang.
26 Feb 1836: General idleness. 3 mths hard labour and not return to this Master. Constitution Hill Road gang and then Bagdad, VDL.
27 July 1838: Ticket of Leave status granted.
1842: at Oatlands.
24 May 1842: Conditional Pardon, no. 372, for the Australian Colonies approved. 25 Aug 1846, extended.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 20th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 120. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 120)