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George Fellows

George Fellows, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Fellows
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 1st May, 2021 wrote:

National Archives.
Albion 1823. Surgeon’s Medical Journal . ADM 101/1/8B/11823
Folios 5-9: List of 200 convicts embarked on board the ship from HM hulks Leviathan and York, 8 May 1823, (names and details follow), also includes gaoler character references (not recorded below): 
Folio 5: George Fellows, aged 22, convict, trade [baitton?] burnisher; where born unknown, offence, stealing; date of conviction 15 July 1822, where convicted, Warwick.

On Tuesday Sir E. E. Wilmot, Bart, presided at the Crown Bar; when the following prisoners were tried and received sentence; Seven Years’ Transportation. Robert Winn, for stealing at Birmingham, watch,-seal, and key; John Beaumont, for stealing four shirts and two handkerchiefs; George Fellows, for stealing four sovereigns,
Birmingham Chronicle, 18 July, 1822.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 1st May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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