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George Ellard

George Ellard, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 26 October 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Ellard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th August, 1812
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 11th December, 1874
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 26th October, 1835
Arrival date: 25th February, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 281 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 185 (95)
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

John D Ellard on 7th April, 2012 wrote:

Sentenced to Death at The Old Bailey. Commuted to life imprisonment and transported to NSW. Ticket of leave granted and lived in Melbourne and Portland areas before traveling across the SA-VIC border to Mount Gambier SA.

Convict Changes History

John D Ellard on 7th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1812-08-16, date of death 1874-12-11, gender m

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