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George Dundas

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Dundas
Aliases: Dundass
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Hobart
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 wrote:

George DUNDASS arrived free to the Colony of Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Vesta’ (abt 18 yrs ago - 1834 with family ). He was convicted at Hobart Supreme Court on 7 July 1851 for receiving 4 gallons of oil, at the Old Wharf, Hobart knowing it should have been for his Master, A. McNaughton. 7yr sentence. Sentence commuted to 3 years.

Aged 21yrs; single; labourer; 5’3”; Roman Catholic; can read & write a little .
Native Place - Bristol, England.
Mother - Sarah; brother - Alex; Sister - Caroline - all living at Lansdowne Crescent, Hobart.
Record of arrival for Mrs. Sarah Dundas & 3 children 20 July 1834.

Station Gang: Impression Bay.
23 June 1853: Disobey orders. 14 days solitary confinement.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Dundas, alias1: Dundass, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1830, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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