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George Carrington

George Carrington, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Carrington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 120. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

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)

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