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George Fancy, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th June, 1891
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 288
||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 20th August, 2018 wrote:
George Fancy for stealing a pair of cloth trousers at Wimborne Minster, the property of George Garratt; also for stealing a piece of beech timber at Canford.
George Fancy was 27 years old when convicted, he had previous conviction for stealing 3 barton fowls in March of the same year, 1 month - and for passing a bad shilling, 9 months.
George was listed as being 29 on arrival, 5’10” tall, can read, ruddy complexion, black hair and whiskers, brown eyes.
Native Place: Litchard, Dorset.
Occupations: Brickmaker/Burner perfect.
Wife Mary, at Poole - 3 children.
Application to bring out family CO386/154 Reel 987 p109
29/3/`853: TOL Revokedfo being absent from muster.
19/4/1853: TOL Restored, abscence accounted for.
4/7/1853: Launceston: Assault of a Constable - fined.
19/6/1891: George Fancy died in Hospital, aged 76, of Heart disease - listed as a labourer - Registered at Launceston.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 20th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th June, 1891 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime