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George Clutterbuck

George Clutterbuck, one of 240 convicts transported on the Portsea, 24 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Clutterbuck
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1892
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Portsea
Departure date: 24th July, 1838
Arrival date: 18th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 298
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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Anonymous on 5th June, 2012 wrote:

George Clutterback was indicted for both murder and manslaughter of Thomas Hawe.  He was 19 years old and was found guilty of the manslaughter charge and transported.  George and Thomas Hawe and been fighting over one Jane Bugg in the Northumberland Arms Public House and Thomas was stabbed in the abdomen and died.

25/3/1847: TOL Passport - Port Macquarie Bench.
10/1/1849: TOL Passport - Port Macquarie Bench.
9/8/1851: CP

1852: George married Margaret Foley t St. Augustine’s church, Singleton.  They had 6 children.  Margaret came from Kilgarvin, County Clare, Ireland and migrated on the ship ‘John Knox’ as a orphan.  Her age was 14, born C1836.
Margaret died in 1907 at Inverell.

George worked as a Wood Carrier in Armidale and he died 1892 at Armidale, nsw.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 5th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815-00-00, date of death 1892-00-00, gender m

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