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George Herbert

George Herbert, one of 296 convicts transported on the Palmerston, 08 November 1860

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Herbert
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1837
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 20 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Kent, Maidstone Assizes
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: Palmerston
Departure date: 8th November, 1860
Arrival date: 11th February, 1861
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 336 (170). W.A. convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 6th September, 2016 wrote:

George HERBERT was convicted at Maidstone, Kent in 1859 for robbery with violence. 20yr sentence. Transported to Western Australia per the ‘Palmerston’ arriving 1861.

Single man; aged 24yrs; soldier/labourer.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 6th September, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 336 (170). W.A. convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 336 (170)), date of

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