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George Gracey

George Gracey, one of 152 convicts transported on the Grenada, May 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Gracey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: 1842
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 Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: May, 1819
Arrival date: 21st October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 151 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 155 (79)
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

Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 wrote:

George Gracey was transported along with his brother William for forging a promisary note for 2 guineas in payment for a pair of boots. George was 22.

On arrival George was forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution.
1/8/1820: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per ‘Lady Nelson’
In 1821 and 1824 he was listed as a carpenter.

27/6/1837: CP
20/11/1837 CP

31/12/1830: Permission to marry.
1831: Married Margaret McPherson who was 22 years old and came free.  They had 3 children.

In 1835 Margaret received a land grant. 

Margaret was born 1808 and died 5/9/1839 at Honey Suckle Falls near Bathurst.

George died 5/3/1842 aged 45 at Meadow Flats.

William his brother died in 1839.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1842-00-00, gender m

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