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George Gray

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Gray
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1755
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 15th June, 1853
Age: 98 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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: 10th December, 1796
Arrival date: 27th May, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 20 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

Dublin Evening Post Dublin, Republic of Ireland
14 May 1796:
Patrick Moore, James Martin, Edward Gannon, Thomas Gaharty, and George Gray, wore capitally convicted for Defenders offences.

George Gray was listed as 42 years old on arrival.

Received 300 lashes for planning ship mutiny with brother Edward Gray & others.

Spouse: lived 1822 with Hannah McKenzie per Lord Melville 1817

1828 Census: Geo Gray, 56, Conditional Pardon, Ship “Britannia” in 1796, Life Sentence, Catholic, Laborer, (Had farm at Bringelly 12 horned Cattle)

Hannah 38, Conditional Pardon, Ship “Lord Melville” in 1816, 14 years, Protestant, Eliza 15, Born Colony, Thos 11 do, Jane 9 do, Mary 4 do, Edward 3 do, George 1 do.

1839: Geo Gray, Licensee & Superintendent Pelican lagoon (4 miles from Oxley Plains – 7 people, Slab Hut, Low Marshy country, watered by King River. 2 mile to station on opposite bank of Ovens.

The Grays had both The Pelican and Black Dog Creek Stations in North East Victoria. George Henry Gray held the licence for BDC.

15/6/1853: George Gray died at Wangaratta, Victoria.

Wife: Hannah died 29/3/1864 at Wangaratta.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Gray, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1755, date of death: 15th June, 1853, gender: m, occupation, cr

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