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George Chamberlain

George Chamberlain, one of 200 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 07 October 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Chamberlain
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Ploughman and shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 7th October, 1829
Arrival date: 18th February, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 228. http://www.jenwilletts.com
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th October, 2013 wrote:

Age 27. Native of Warwick. 5 ft 7 in ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, tatoos.
Tried 19 August 1829 Warwick and sentenced to transportation for Life.

Transported to New South Wales, Australia. Assigned to Alexander McLeod at Luskintyre on arrival.

16/04/1837: Absconded from William Todhunter.
17/05/1837: Apprehended. 
06/07/1844: Ticket of Leave granted. Maitland district, NSW.
10/08/1850: Conditional Pardon granted.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1803, gender, occupation, crime

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