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George Fergusson, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||2nd June, 1868
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Glasgow Court of Justiciary
5th July, 1820
17th November, 1820
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 149 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 340
||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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Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 wrote:
Married Agnes McCormack in 1844
Cousin of Alexander McKay per Sir Godfrey Webster 1823
D Wong on 27th May, 2019 wrote:
The Scots Magazine Midlothian, Scotland
1 Oct 1819:
William Barton, George Ferguson, John Wilson, and William Young, stealing leaden pipes—seven years’ transportation.
George Ferguson was 17 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Glasgow.
George was 5’3½” tall, (5’9½” om 1826) brown hair, grey eyes,
8/7/1844: Married Agnes McCormack (Garland Grove 1841) at Hobart.
1844: Agnes - died 18/4/1848 of Disease of the spine - Baker’s child.
9/2/1850: Agnes Ann
12/3/1850: Agnes Ferguson, aged 30, died at Hobart, of Delirium tremens.
2/6/1868: George Ferguson died at Goulburn Street, Hobart, born Scotland, aged 66 years, of Disease of the Heart.
Convict Changes History
Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 made the following changes:
surname: Ferguson (prev. Fergusson), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 27th May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd June, 1868 (prev. 0000), occupation