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George Hood

George Hood, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sarah, 22 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Hood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 2nd September, 1868
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Norfolk (Norwich City) Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sarah
Departure date: 22nd August, 1829
Arrival date: 27th December, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 187 (96)
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

Dorothy May Louise Ammerer on 1st July, 2019 wrote:

George was onnly 15 years of age when he arrived in NSW.  He was appointed to several different people and tried to abscond several times (who wouldn’t at that age).  He received his ticker of leave on 21 Feb. 1845 followingby Pardon on 9 Augt. 1851. He married Hannah Kilford in Maitland on 1 May 1847. They had 8 children. I am descended from James Turon Hood who married Emily Rider and eventually settled in Ballarat, Victoria.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy May Louise Ammerer on 1st July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd September, 1868 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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