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George Crawford

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Crawford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Fermanagh
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Three Bees
Departure date: 8th December, 1813
Arrival date: 6th May, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 9th October, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
George Crawford, age 36, Three Bees, 1814, Tried at Fermanagh Co., 1812, 7 years. DOB 1778, native place, Fermanagh. Labourer.

Colonial Secretary Index.

CRAWFORD, George. Per “Three Bees”, 1814.

1814 May 11 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Three Bees” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.165)

1820 Jun 15-Aug 5 - Sentenced to death; commuted to transportation to Newcastle for life. In reports of prisoners tried at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction (Reel 6023; X820 p.13)

1820 Sep 22 - On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta” (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.272)

1823 Feb 25 - On list of convicts removed from Newcastle to Port Macquarie per “Mermaid” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.392-3)


Sydney. CriminalCourt — Wednesday, July 26.—Francis McGowran, Ennesley McGrath, David Bell and George Crawford, were indicted on a charge of cattle stealing, and being found guilty thereof were remanded for sentence. The prisoner, George Crawford, was found guilty as an accessory after the fact.
Thursday, July 27.— The prisoners that were tried and convicted yesterday, were this day again arraigned for the same crime, and were all found Guilty of having feloniously stolen cattle. Remanded for sentence.
Saturday, August 5.—This day, at half past 11 o’clock, the Court opened; when the following prisoners, capitally convicted of various offences, were placed at the bar and received sentence; viz. Francis McGowran, Ennesley McGrath, David Bell, George Crawford, and Dennis Maloy, for cattle stealing; and .... were all condemned to die!
Sydney Gazette, 5 Aug 1820.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 9th October, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Crawford, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1778, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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