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George Cowell, one of 240 convicts transported on the Portsea, 24 July 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th November, 1858
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 301 (152)
||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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Sue Acheson on 10th June, 2012 wrote:
George Cowell was assigned to the Bathurst district. He gained a ticket of leave in 1843 and married another convict, Elizabeth Anthony, in 1844. They had 8 children. George bought a small farm at Queen Charlotte’s Vale near Bathurst and seemed to become a respectable small landholder.
Convict Changes History
Sue Acheson on 10th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1858-11-06, gender m