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George Etherington

George Etherington, one of 220 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 30 May 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Etherington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 12th August, 1842
Age: 51 years

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: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 30th May, 1842
Arrival date: 23rd November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary 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)
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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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

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