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George Clent, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Somerset Quarter Sessions
15th April, 1825
18th August, 1825
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 258
||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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Maureen Withey on 22nd February, 2021 wrote:
Colonial Secretary’s’s Office,
20th January 1828.
His Excellency the Governor has received with much Satisfaction, the Report of the Worshipful the Magistrates of Argyle bringing under His Excellency’s Notice the Activity and Enterprise of Messrs. Ainslie, McFarlane, and Cowan, Superintendents of Estates in that Neighbourhood; who, in Conjunction With several other Persons, aided the Mounted Police and Constabulary of the District, in scouring the Country, and at length succeeded in securing Tennant and Ricks for whose Apprehension Rewards had been offered.
His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct, that the following Prisoners of the Crown shall receive Tickets of Leave for their Exertions, and good Conduct, on the Occasion above alluded to; viz.
John Murray, per Mangles.
Dennis Hayes, Brampton;
George Clinch, Norfolk;
John Casey, Ditto;
John Splachan, Boyd.
The Individuals, in whose Service the above five Men are employed, will be allowed others in their Place, on Application to the Principal Superintendent of Convicts.
Sydney Gazette, 1 Feb 1828.
(George Clent’s name misreported as George Clinch.)
Convicts Index 1791-1873.
George Clent, alias Webb, per Norfolk, 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 9 Dec 1831, 31/1158. TL 28/34.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 22nd February, 2021 made the following changes:
alias1: Webb (alias) (prev. Webb (Alias)), gender: m