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George Hartwell

George Hartwell, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Hartwell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 7th November, 1872
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 7th June, 1845
Arrival date: 16th September, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary source: Find A Grave. Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 305 (154)
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

Susan Berka on 29th June, 2013 wrote:

George married a female convict named Susan Hartwell on the 25th of April 1953 at St. Georges Church Battery Point Tasmania. They settled in Triabunna on the East Coast of Tasmania.

D Wong on 13th June, 2018 wrote:

George Hartwell was listed as 20 years old on arrival in VDL - He was born near Stamwick and was transported for ‘Burglary and stealing 1.13 pounds.

Geoge was 5’6” tall, fresh complexion, brown hair, dark brown eyes, singe, literate, G Hartwell on left arm below elbow.

Father: James
Mother: Mary
Brothers: William, James,
Sisters: Sarah, Elizabeth - all at native place.

23/3/1853: TOL

25/4/1853: Married Susan Kean (Cadet 1849)
31/3/1855: Free Certificate: Himself (worked for).

12/8/1861: Shoemaker, Argyle Strteet, Hobart.

7/11/1872: George Hartwell died, aged 47 of Kidney and heart disease, at Argyle Street, Hobart.

Neil Hartwell on 5th July, 2019 wrote:

1845 Northampton Mercury report NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LENT ASSIZES   GEORGE HARTWELL, CHARGED WITH STEALING FROM THE DWELLING HOUSE OF WILLIAM ARNSBY, OF RAUNDS, A QUANTITY OF SILVER AND COPPER COINS   Northampton Mercury - 1845

Iris Dunne on 10th April, 2021 wrote:

Marriage 25 April 1853 to Susan Kean(aged 25, ship Cadet)
https://stors.tas.gov.au/NI/847189

Death Record: Death 7 November 1872 in Argyle Street, Trade Shoemaker
https://stors.tas.gov.au/NI/1150434

Find A Grave Memorial ID No. 212748667
Named George Hartwell
Burial 9 November 1872 at Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Church of England K, No.4
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/212748667/george-hartwell

Convict Changes History

Susan Berka on 29th June, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 13th June, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th November, 1872 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 10th April, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Find A Grave. Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 305 (154) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 30

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