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George Copeman, one of 254 convicts transported on the Norwood, 06 April 1867
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
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 215 (110)
||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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Karen Ferry on 10th May, 2016 wrote:
Alt. conviction detailed as Warwick.
D Wong on 10th May, 2016 wrote:
Cannot find any hard evidence as to where George was convicted, both Warwick and Norfolk are listed on different sites. The only reference to George’s crime was the following:
Norfolk News Norfolk, England
7 Mar 1863
NORWICH QUARTER SESSIONS
PRISONERS. George Copeman. (37), carpenter, pleaded guilty to stealing gold chain and jet bracelet the value of 155 belonging to Sarah Ann Shickle.
From the Fremantle Prison Database:
George was 40 years old, 5’11” tall, dark brown hair and eyes, dark complexion, middling stout, literate, broken 3rd finger right and, large cut 2nd finger left hand.
Married – 3 children.
Comments: CR 1871 – Carpenter
To NSW 20/2/1874.
Convict Changes History
Karen Ferry on 10th May, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 10th May, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000)