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George French

George French, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George French
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 94
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

D Wong on 30th August, 2013 wrote:

George French was 14 years old when convicted, along with Thomas Richards, 18, and 2 others for stealing 5lbs of beef, value 4s., the property of Thomas Seabrook, a butcher.

27/10/1826: COF

1828 Census: Was a bullock driver, aged 23, free by servitude.  Employed by W. Carter at Piercefield.

In 1837: Was a cedar cutter at McLeay River.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805, gender, occupation, crime

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