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George Galer, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Ploughman and shepherd
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 113 (59)
||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 9th May, 2020 wrote:
Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette Huntingdonshire, England
15 Jan 1831
BEDFORD COUNTY SESSIONS
GEORGE GALER, aged 24, charged with breaking open a stable on the premises of John Daniel, of Sandy, and stealing 7 rabbits, his property.—7 years transportation.
Prisoner further stands charged on suspicion of stealing a pullet, the property
of Soph. Howsden, at Sandy.
George Galer was listed as 29 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Sandy Potton near Bedford.
George was 5’3¾” tall, brown complexion, light brown hair and small whiskers, hazel eyes, married with 2 female children.
Wife Sarah with her mother at np.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Jos. Archer Esq.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Edward Archer Esq.
1852: VIC BDM - George Galer died at Mount Alexander (Castlemaine area) Victoria. (Possibly mining for gold).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1852 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime