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George Hubbard

George Hubbard, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Hubbard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 55 (29). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record pg 18. 1834 report Colonial Times 14/01/1834.
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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th November, 2014 wrote:

George Hubbard was convicted at Suffolk on 11/04/1823 for stealing a saddle, grand larceny. Guilty, 7 yr transportation sentence.
George had previously been convicted in 1818 for stealing mutton and been given a transportation sentence. He served time on the Leviathan Hulk at Portsmouth until 1822 when he was released.
Gaol Report: bad character
Hulk Report: orderly

Single man. Last employed at Mr. Thompson’s, Mile End. 2 brothers in London. 1 brother & 1 sister at Ipswich.

Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Albion’ arriving 21/10/1823.

Clear conduct record in the Colony.

Free Certificate 14/04/1830.

Further Charge in Hobart: 08/01/1834 - Steal calf and ox from James Gordon Esq., Pittwater. Found Not Guilty.

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 wrote:

Albion 1823 to VDL. Surgeon’s Journal.
ADM 101/1/8B/1 1823
Folios 5-9: List of 200 convicts embarked on board the ship from HM hulks Leviathan and York, 8 May 1823, (names and details follow), also includes gaoler character references (not recorded below):
Folio 5: George Hubbard, aged 28, convict, trade gardener; where born unknown, offence, stealing; date of conviction 11 April 1823, where convicted, Ipswich.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th November, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 55 (29). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record pg 18. 1834 report Colonial Times 14/01/1834. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfil

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), occupation

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