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George Colben, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 161 (82)
||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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D Wong on 17th October, 2018 wrote:
Theft: theft from a specified place.
12th August 1839
Verdict Guilty > unknown
GEORGE COLBEN was indicted for stealing, on the 23rd of July, 6 forks, value 7l. 10s. and 6 spoons, value 4l. 15s. the goods of Paulus Emilius Pauli, in his dwelling-house.
GUILTY . Aged 22.— Transported for Ten Years.
George Colben was 21 years old on arrival - native place: London.
George was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’8½” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, lost a front tooth on left side of upper jaw, slight scar on left cheek, mole on left side of chin, four moles inside right elbow joint.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime