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George Graves

George Graves, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Graves
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Coachman/groom
Date of Death: 5th January, 1867
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 24th March, 1829
Arrival date: 28th July, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 273 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 17
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

D Wong on 16th April, 2020 wrote:

George Graves was listed as 25 years old on arrival.

Place of Birth: London.

George was 5’0” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, sandy whiskers, grey eyes, pockpitted M. Ransom Ship & Man inside left arm A Girl betn Man & Woman Adam & Eve & serpent rt. Arm.

Married, Wife and 2 children with my Father and Mother at Angel Square, Bishopsgate Street.

1830-35 Musters: Public Works.

1835: TOL.

5/1/1867: George Graves died at the General Hospital, Hobart. Admitted to the Hospital on 28/12/1866. Aged 47 a labourer - cause of death (looks like) Melanoma.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th January, 1867 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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