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George King

George King, one of 280 convicts transported on the Ramillies, 25 April 1854

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 30th April, 1834
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 9th July, 1905
Age: 71 years

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 15 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Lincolnshire. Assizes Lincoln
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Ramillies
Departure date: 25th April, 1854
Arrival date: 7th August, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 78
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

Chris Hearne on 24th September, 2016 wrote:

the son of George KING and Maria Hewson ABRAHAM. Had 2 sisters - Mary Ann (1831) and Susannah Maria (1838). Married Margaret GILMORE 1 Sep 1858 Guildford, Western Australia.

Chris Hearne on 24th September, 2016 wrote:

1887 - was a Blacksmith and Farrier in Fremantle
1900 - was a Store keeper in Guildford, WA

D Wong on 24th September, 2016 wrote:

Fremantle Prison Database:
KING, George
Convict No 3090
Ship Name Ramillies
Ship Arrival Date 7 Aug 1854
Birth Date 30 Apr 1834
Birth Place Barton upon Humber, Lincoln, England
Deceased 10-Jul-05
Place of Death Guildford
Marital Status Unmarried
Occupation shoemaker
Literacy semi lit
Religion Prot
Sentence Date 28 Feb 1852
Sentence Place Lincoln
Sentence Province Lincoln
Sentence Country England
Court Assizes
Length of Sentence 15yrs
Crime assault & robbery
Ticket of Leave Date 28 May 1856
Conditional Pardon Date 8 Aug 1859
Married Margaret GILMORE, 1 Sep 1858, Guildford, C/E. Defacto Ellen HAGAN c1867, Guildford
Comments Each union produced 4 chn - 8 chn total.

George was single, 5’3” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, very sallow complexion, stout, slight cuts on left thumb.

Convict Changes History

Nigel Beverly on 10th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 9th July, 1905, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 24th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 30th April, 1834 (prev. 0000)

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