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George Gibson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Gibson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Street robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Porcher
Departure date: 5th August, 1825
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 30 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Records Authority of NSW, Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12210) 1832 and 1839 and Convict Indents (NRS 12188), Item: 4/4009A, Microfiche: 656.
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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 4th October, 2017 wrote:

Native Place: Belfast
Tried 26 March 1825 Antrim
COF: 32/473 15 May 1832 - Occupation: Weaver and Shoemaker
COF: 39/177 5 February 1839 in lieu of 32/473 returned mutilated and cancelled

Iris Dunne on 5th October, 2017 wrote:

Belfast Newsletter 29 March 1825

George Gibson - for stealing two dozen of silver forks, the property of Mr. Joseph Stevenson - James McKibben - drives Mr. Stevenson’s cart - on 11th October he was entrusted with 4 dozen of silver forks put up in two parcels to take to Springfield the country house, they were put into a basket in the cart - in Donegall street he was informed by John Knox that his cart was robbed, and soon after Mr. Knox brought the prisoner to witness when one of the parcels containing two dozen forks was found in his cape. Guilty; transportation for 7 years.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 4th October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Records Authority of NSW, Certificates of Freedom (NRS 12210) 1832 and 1839 and Convict Indents (NRS 12188), Item: 4/4009A, Microfiche: 656. (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Gibson, alias1: , alias2:

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