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George Johncock

George Johncock, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 13 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Johncock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Milkman
Date of Death: 19th April, 1829
Age: 27 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 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 13th July, 1822
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 188
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

D Wong on 25th October, 2019 wrote:

George Johncock was listed as 20 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Canterbury.

George was 5’9” tall, dark sallow complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes.

Colonial Secretary Index:

JOHNCOCK, George. Per “Eliza”, 1822

1822 Nov 26:  On list of convicts landed from the “Eliza” and forwarded to Emu Plains for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.474)

1824 Sep 20, Oct 18:  Runaway. On return of fines & punishments in the Police Office; appears as Joncock (Reel 6023; 4/6671 pp.91, 97)

1824 Nov 26:  On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Jancock (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.64)

1/12/1827: Sydney Criminal Court - Stealing in a dwelling House above 40/- - seven years hard labor in chains.

Sent to Moreton Bay.

19/4/1829: George Johncock died at Moreton Bay.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th October, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th April, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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