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George Howell

George Owle, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Howell
Aliases: George Owle
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 22nd February, 1839
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a horse
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 310. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item:[4/4004]; Microfiche: 630. Home Office: Convict Prison Hulks: Registers & Letter Books; Class: HO9; Piece:8. State Records Authority of NSW; Kingswood, NSW; Card Index to Letters Received, Colonial Secretary; Reel No:774; Roll No.1250
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 Pollard on 17th June, 2017 wrote:

Wife Hannah Hill
Convict tried Stafford Litchfield Assizes 1802
Stole calico valued at three pounds 7 years
Sailed on the ship Experiment 1 from Cowes 1804
8 children

Iris Dunne on 17th June, 2017 wrote:

Birth: 8 March 1777 Gnosall, Staffordshire, England - Ancestry Family Tree
Baptism: 4 September 1776 Stafford, England - FHL Film No. 291643
Date of Conviction: 13 August 1800
Known last-name as both Owle and Howell
Prison Hulk : Portland, Place Moored: Portsmouth, aged 24
Absolute Pardon: 4 June 1806
Buried: Richmond, Hawkesbury City, NSW - Row:12, Site:50

Convict Changes History

Dorothy Pollard on 17th June, 2017 made the following changes:

surname: Howell (prev. Owle), date of death: 22nd February, 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 17th June, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 310. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item:[4/4004]; Microfiche: 630. Home Office: Convict Prison Hulks: Registers & Letter Books; Class: HO9;

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