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George Driver, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 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 206
||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 26th October, 2018 wrote:
13/7/1839 The Ipswich Journal Suffolk, England:
George Driver, 17, charged with having stolen a purse, containing £1.17.6d, on the Queen’s highway, at Combs, from the person of Wm. Cornish, of Woolpit : 10 years transportation.
From his Indent - Ancestry:
George Driver was listed as 24 years old on arrival : Native Place: Suffolk.
George was literate, married with 2 female children, 5’7¾” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, bluish eyes, small mole on right side of neck, mole on back of lower right arm, scar on back of left thumb, scar inside middle finger of left hand.
1844: TOL Scone
16/3/1847 Sydney Morning Herald:
George Driver, per Eden, being unable to support himself from ill health ; Scone Bench.
6/7/1849: COF - stated that he was blind.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime