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George Harvey

George Harvey, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Harvey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1862
Age: 48 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: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Notts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 4th August, 1836
Arrival date: 9th December, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 344
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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Reece Linney on 7th February, 2013 wrote:

2nd Conviction
Death: 1862 Parramatta, N.S.W, Australia
Full Name: George William Harvey

Convict Changes History

Reece Linney on 7th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814, date of death 1862, gender, occupation, crime

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