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Walker George

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Walker George
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 16th February, 1876
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 9th August, 1818
Arrival date: 16th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 9th March, 2016 wrote:

George Walker was 22 years old on arrival in NSW, his native place was Queens County, Ireland.  His father William Walker, aged 65 was also on board – he died in 1821, NSW.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
WALKER, George. Per “Earl St Vincent”, 1818
1818 Dec 21: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Earl St Vincent” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.221)

15/4/1824: COF

6/3/1828 The Monitor, Sydney:
George Walker, Cornelius Keefe, and Patrick Cuff, for sheep stealing – Death; and Caleb Atkins, for receiving the sheep, knowing them to be stolen -To be Transported for Fourteen Years.

Sep. 1828: Arrived at Moreton Bay per ‘Borodino’ – he was then described as: 33 years old, 5’8” tall, dark complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, RC.

26/10/1838: Returned to Sydney.

1839: Sarah Foley had married Francis Quilty (also on board Earl St Vincent) they separated soon after and Sarah became the de facto wife of George Walker – there is no record on the NSW BDM of a marriage between George and Sarah – they had 7 children between 1842-1856.  (Francis Quilty died 6/7/1875). 
Sarah died 5/2/1910 at Bombala.

George Walker became a grazier, farmer, shepherd in the Monaro/Bombala district, NSW.

16/2/1876: George died at Crankies Plain near Bombala.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th March, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Walker, surname: George, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1796, date of death: 16th February, 1876, gender: m, occupatio

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