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George Foster

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Foster
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 21st May, 1836
Arrival date: 6th September, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Census and certificates.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 23rd November, 2020 wrote:

The convict indentures state that George Foster was 18 years old.  He could read and write; religion Protestant; status single and a native of County Tyrone.  He was a labourer.  George was convicted of assault at Meath on 29 December 1835 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attribution: Height 5 feet 1 1/2 inches; complexion fair ruddy and pock pitted; hair brown and eyes brown.  Transport number 71.  Prisoner number 36-1876.
NSW 1837 General muster states that George Foster was assigned to Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney.
Received Certificate of Freedom on 13 December 1843 (number 43/2146) at Port Macquarie.

Wendy Smith on 23rd November, 2020 wrote:

Corrected birth date (not 1018)!

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 23rd November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures; 1837 NSW General Census and certificates. (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Foster, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1018, date of death

Wendy Smith on 23rd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 1018)

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