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||16th February, 1876
life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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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)
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