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George Ibbetson, one of 220 convicts transported on the Batavia, October 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||4th September, 1790
|Date of Death:
||19th September, 1863
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 393 (198)
||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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Anonymous on 11th July, 2012 wrote:
George was 26, 5’6" tall, black hair, hazel eyes, ruddy complexion. The charge was horse theft but apparently he was running away from a bastardry charge, or trying to, when he stole the horse to escape.
He married Mary Ann McAllister who was born in the colony, the daughter of 2 sonvicts on 27/5/1803, nearly half his age. Mary died 4/11/1845.
George was a Bullock trainer/Driver and he died 19/9/1863 and is buried at Gannon’s Forest Cenetery NSW.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 11th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1790-09-04, date of death 1863-09-19, gender m