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George Darby

George Darby, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Darby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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: Stealing money
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Thomas Arbuthnot
Departure date: 6th January, 1847
Arrival date: 4th May, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 140
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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Community Contributions

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

George Darby was 11 years old when convicted of stealing 1 half-crown and 20 shillings from George Darby Snr.

Maureen Withey on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

Convict Exiles Index, 1849-1850.
George Darby, age 15, per Thomas Arbuthnot. Year, 11/01/1847; District, Port Phillip.

Convict Changes History

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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