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George Lonsdale Gooch

George Lonsdale Gooch, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lonsdale Gooch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: School teacher
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 56
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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Community Contributions

natalie irvine on 23rd January, 2016 wrote:

George Lonsdale Gooch’s 2 sons, John and George Gooch married my 2 great aunts, Rosa and Mary Davis in 1860 and 1863.Unfortunately poor John died at 30 plus his 2 children. His wife remarried.G.L. Gooch was a most interesting man, and i would love to hear more about his varied medical work, namely, working as overseer at George Town Hospital, assistant to a surgeon, apothecary, and medical dispenser, plus attorney’s clerk and later schoolmaster. Natalie Irvine Melbourne.

Convict Changes History

natalie irvine on 23rd January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1868 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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