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George Field

George Field, one of 168 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 14 April 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Field
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 52 years

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 linen
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 14th April, 1827
Arrival date: 31st July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 171 (87)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Marquis of Hastings - 1827
Indent No; 133
Name; George Field.
Age; 39 - [1788]
Protestant,  Single, Reads.
Trade or calling; Bricklayer
Trial where & Date; Stealing Linen,
Sentence; 7 years, 2 previous.
Height; 5 ft.
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy Fair
Remarks; 12 January 1833. Sentenced to 12 months to an Iron Gang, Absconded
Additional remarks noted against name; DIED; 6 May 1840. In Parramatta Hospital

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 256
Name;  George Field
Abode;  Parramatta, General Hospital
Date of death; 1840, 6 May
Date of burial; 1840, 7 May
Age; 45
Details; Per ship; Marquis Hastings
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; H H Bobart

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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