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Worthy Gee

Worthy Gee, one of 112 convicts transported on the Proteus, 12 April 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Worthy Gee
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Proteus
Departure date: 12th April, 1831
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 111 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 86
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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Maureen Withey on 10th November, 2019 wrote:

HO 17/54/94.  1831 Jan 25.  Record held at The National Archives, Kew. England.

Prisoner name: Jeremiah New, John Thorne, David Gee and Worthy Gee.
Prisoner occupation: All road menders. Worthy Gee formerly a ploughboy in 1828.
Court and date of trial: Wells Special Assize, December 1830.
Crime: Robbery [during a riotous assembly] on 22 November 1830.
Initial sentence: (All) Death, commuted to seven years transportation.
Petitioner(s): Lord Radnor.
Grounds for clemency: Previous good character.
Other papers: Letter of character from James Spicer, fellow parishioner known to the four convicts. Letter of character on behalf of Worthy Gee from John Johnson, former employer, of Little Hinton, Wiltshire.
Additional Information: The convicts had been working on the roads for the parish on pay of 3/- per week.

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