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George Gunningham, one of 160 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 August 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
22nd August, 1823
15th March, 1824
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 87 (45)
||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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Maureen Withey on 30th March, 2020 wrote:
Colonial Secretary Index.
CUNNINGHAM, George. Per “Guildford” (6)
1824 Apr 28 - Stonemason. On return of bonded mechanics (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.9)
George Gunningham was sent to Moreton Bay, but not as a result of a colonial sentence.
Moreton Bay Prisoner Register.
No 503. George Gunningham, per Guilford 6, tried at Somerset 29 Mar 1820, 14 years. Trade- stone setter. No details of any Colonial Conviction. To Sydney 9 Oct 1826.
Description: Gunningham Wm., native of Taunton, age 25, 5 ft 9 ½. fair comp, fair hair, grey eyes.
From Colonial Secretary’s Correspondence:
SRNSW Ref No. 4/1917.1
Under heading: Nominal Return of Crown Prisoners at Moreton Bay.
Falling Timber, burning off and breaking up ground.
George Gunningham, “Guildford” 6 – clearing ground.
General Return of public labour at Moreton Bay from 25 Dec 1825 to 24 March 1826 inclusive.
Clerks, Constables, Overseers, etc.
Falling Timber, burning off, destroying stumps and breaking up ground.
66. George Gunningham – labourer. (1 of 22 listed doing similar work)
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 30th March, 2020 made the following changes: