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George Jenkins

George Jenkins, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Jenkins
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 226
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

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 wrote:

George was an exile who arrived in Geelong, Port Phillip on 27.3.1845. Born: Isleworth, Middlesex. He was married with two children. He was an Attorney’s Clerk, with superior reading & writing skills & played the violin. George ‘had been a schoolmaster on the
voyage out, he had been a member of the Border Police, had worked with solicitors Barber and McCrae … and was currently with solicitor J.H. Ross’. Source: Ian Wynd 1996, p.60. George was a friend of Henry Lineham, who may have conspired with him.

Convict Changes History

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805-00-00

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