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George Jordan

George Jordan, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Jordan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 492
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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Ron Garbutt on 8th July, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 08 July 2020), September 1832, trial of GEORGE JORDAN (t18320906-67).
GEORGE JORDAN, Theft > simple larceny, 6th September 1832.
1793. GEORGE JORDAN was indicted for stealing, on the 1st of August , 1 handkerchief, value 2s. , the goods of William Sentance .

WILLIAM BELLCHAMBERS . I am a Custom-house officer. I was on Fish-street-hill , and saw the prisoner and another lad walking before Mr. Sentance; I saw the other put his hand towards Mr. Sentance’s pocket, and look into it; after walking a few paces he took the handkerchief out, and gave it to the prisoner, who was in his company and talking to him: Mr. Sentance turned down Eastcheap, and the two boys ran away; I informed Mr. Sentance, then ran after the prisoner, and took the handkerchief out of his trousers pocket: he denied having it; but when I found it, he said he had picked it up.

WILLIAM SENTANCE. I live in Blackman-street. On the 1st of August the witness gave me information - I felt my pocket, and missed my handkerchief; I afterwards saw it in King’s possession.

JOHN KING . I am a constable. Bellchambers delivered me the handkerchief, and I took the prisoner.(Property produced and sworn to.)

Prisoner’s Defence (written) On the day previous to the robbery, I was going along Fish-street-hill, a boy came up to me and asked me whether I would be so kind as to pawn a handkerchief; he pulled it out of his side pocket; I asked him where he got it from - he said it was his mother’s; while I was in the act of pledging the handkerchief I was taken into custody, and the boy made his escape.

GUILTY . Aged 14. - Transported for Life .


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 8th July, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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