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George King

George King, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Stone and marble cutter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Bristol Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 97 (50)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Heroine
No; 11
Name; George King
Age; 17
Native County; Bristol
Trade; Stone masons boy
Offence; Pick pocket
Height; 5 ft. 3 in
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Date of Certificate; C41/843
Additional Remarks; BROTHER; Joseph King, 10 years ago

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

1841 - Certificate of Freedom. 41/843.  Age: 25. Birth Year: 1816. Native Place: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

BROTHER; Joseph King. Ship; Mangles - 1824.
Native County; Bristol. Trial; Surrey, England 29 Dec 1823. Age; 16. Sentence; Life.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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