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George Etherington, one of 220 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 30 May 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th August, 1842
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
30th May, 1842
23rd November, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 219 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 105 (54). TAHO, Convict Death Register (CON63/1/1). England & Wales, Criminal Register (HO26; Piece:46; Page:58)
||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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Iris Dunne on 2nd May, 2018 wrote:
Convicted: 2 March 1840
Criminal Register: Aged 49, Offence: Larceny
Convict Death Register - No.7135, Death: 12 August 1842, Drowned at Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
(Many were suffering from Scurvy, the Waterloo entered Table Bay on 24 August 1842 for provisions and sank during a fierce storm)
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 2nd May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 105 (54). TAHO, Convict Death Register (CON63/1/1). England & Wales, Criminal Register (HO26; Piece:46; Page:58) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Proje