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||12th April, 1843
life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd December, 2013 wrote:
Archibald George was charged and convicted at Malta Court Martial for striking Corp. Phillips onboard H.M. ship Indies. 14yr transportation sentence. Embarked the ‘Marquis of Hastings’ on 11/07/1842, arriving Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) 08/11/1842.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Conduct very good, trustworthy and recommended. Employed now as a cook.
Aged 23yrs; single man; native place - Oxford, England; trade - blacksmith but in the Royal Marines 4-5years; Protestant; can read & write; 5’8”; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
22/11/1842: Probation term of 3yrs. 2nd Class. Sent to Maria Island penal settlement (island off the east coast of Tasmania). Clear conduct record, conduct noted as “good”.
12/04/1843: Died, at Maria Island, of inflamation. (Report to Superintendent).
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd December, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1829, date of death 12th April, 1843, gender, occupation, crime