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George Fisher

George Fisher, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Fisher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Somerset, Bath Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 12th March, 1842
Arrival date: 5th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 24
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

Ann Marie Gould on 2nd June, 2020 wrote:

stabbed in Brighton. The accused, Sophie Cole, his lover was found not guilty .

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 2nd June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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