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William Gage

William Gage, one of 184 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 28 September 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gage
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 28th September, 1832
Arrival date: 1st February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 428
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

David Cairns of Finavon on 5th December, 2017 wrote:

Treated for Cholera on voyage (see Surgeon’s report Georgiana)

D Wong on 8th December, 2017 wrote:

William Gage was listed as 18 years old on arrival, he was 5’5½” tall, fair complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, WC inside left wrist, scar back of right hand.

8/6/1841: TOL
July 1845: CP approved.

No marriage found.

16/3/1846: There was a departure for William Gage, George Town to Port Phillip per ‘Shamrock’.
(Only one William Gage as a convict in VDL).

Convict Changes History

David Cairns of Finavon on 5th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 8th December, 2017 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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