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George Farnfield

George Farnfield, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Farnfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Medina
Departure date: 19th April, 1825
Arrival date: 14th September, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 271 (137). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 20th July, 2016 wrote:

George Farnfield was convicted at Surrey Dec 1824 for horse stealing. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Medina’ 1826.

Married, wife and one child at Surrey.

Assignments in Colony
Ticket of Leave granted
Conditional Pardon granted 1 Feb 1838 (No. 1554)

Nell Murphy on 20th July, 2016 wrote:

Application for permission to marry:
28 Feb 1832 - to Elizabeth Dale (per ‘Eliza’)

Application for permission to marry:
22 Dec 1836 - to Elizabeth Green (per ‘America’, widow)
Approved.
Married 25 Jan 1836 Hobart (ref. 36/1/3 no. 3127)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th July, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 271 (137). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 271 (1

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