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George Carscallion

George Carscallion, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Carscallion
Aliases: Cascallion (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 19th February, 1867
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 8th April, 1821
Arrival date: 27th July, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 25 (14)
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

Keith South on 21st February, 2015 wrote:

Ticket of Leave granted 14 December 1844.

D Wong on 22nd February, 2015 wrote:

National Archives of Scotland.
1820: Precognition against George Carscallion for assault and robbery. He was unemployed but his occupation had been a ‘Watchmaker”.

A deserter from the Chatham Division of Marines.

George was 5’7 ¼” tall, reddish brown hair, hazel eyes.

Father and Mother in Dumfries.

15/11/1822: Was a Constable.
1712/1822: Drunk and disorderly whilst on duty – 50 lashes and to be dismissed.

9/8/1825: Colonial sentence, Hobart – 7 years.

1830 Muster: Assigned to Mr Haliday.
1831: Absconded from Mr Haliday and was apprehended 2 weeks later.

1832-33 Muster: Assigned to Mr Jas. Kelly.

1/7/1834: TOL
7/7/1834: Launceston QS – 7 years – sent to Port Arthur.

19/12/1844: TOL

19/2/1867: George died aged 79??  He was a Labourer and died of general decay.

No marriage found.

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 21st February, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Cascallion (alias) (prev. Cascallion (Alias))

D Wong on 22nd February, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th February, 1867 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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