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George Forecast, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 357(179)
||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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D Wong on 21st June, 2018 wrote:
GEORGE BAGLEY, GEORGE FORECAST, FRANCES BAGLEY.
Royal Offences: coining offences.
8th September 1831
Verdict Guilty; Guilty; Guilty
Sentence Death; Death; Death
GEORGE BAGLEY, GEORGE FORECAST, and FRANCES (THE WIFE OF THE SAID GEORGE) BAGLEY, were indicted for that they, not having the fear of God before their eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil, and contriving and intending our Lord the King, and his people, craftily, deceitfully, feloniously, and traitorously to deceive and defraud, on the 22nd of July at Christchurch, 3 pieces of false, feigned, and counterfeit money and coin, each and every of them to the likeness and similitude of the good, legal, and current money and silver coin of this realm, called half-crowns, falsely, deceitfully, feloniously, and traitorously did forge, counterfeit, and coin; against the duty of their allegiance, and against the Statute, &c.
**This is a lengthy trial and may be read in full at: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18310908-11-defend203&div=t18310908-11#highlight
G. BAGLEY - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 22.
FORECAST - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 21.
F. BAGLEY - GUILTY - DEATH . Aged 24.
19/12/1832 NSW Gov. Gazette:
NEW SOUTH WALES.
RETURN OF ALL MALE CONVICTS ASSIGNED AND TRANSFERRED BETWEEN THE 1st AND 31st DAYS OF OCTOBER, 1832, INCLUSIVELY.
Forecast George, Hercules (4), weaver,
to James Thorn, Parramatta.
1840: TOL Yass
1846: Married Catherine Tully at Bathurst/Kelso
No children found.
7/12/1846: Unclaimed letter at Emu Plains.
6/4/1847 Sydney Morning Herald:
I DO hereby caution the public not to give my wife, Catherine Forecast, any credit on my account, as I will not be responsible for any debts she may contract from this date.
Pao GEORGE FOFRECAST,
Gammon Plains, near Yass,
1850: George Forecast died, aged 40. (NSW BDM).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st June, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime