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George King, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Norfolk Assizes on 3 August 1833
15th January, 1834
11th June, 1834
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 252 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 283 (143. The Lanyon Saga published by Bruce Moore (1982) and the Entrance Books Sydney Harbour 1840.
||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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Wendy Smith on 16th May, 2019 wrote:
Assigned to Mr James Wright at Lanyon Station near Queanbeyan and now part of Southern Canberra, ACT. Absconded in 1839 with William Dawkins (Lady Nugent); Joseph Finnegan (Hero) and John ward (Susan) in 1839. Captured and moved from Queanbeyan by Captain A. T. Faunce to Campbell Town and then Sydney. Tried in Sydney in January/February 1840 for being at large with fire arms. Convicted and sentenced to Penal Settlement for Life. Transported to Norfolk Island on 28 February 1840. Some particulars - was of slender build; 5 ft 10 1/2 inches; Complexion Fresh; Hair Brown and Eyes Grey; Occupation Gardener; Native of London and Religion Protestant.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 16th May, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 283 (143. The Lanyon Saga published by Bruce Moore (1982) and the Entrance Books Sydney Harbour 1840. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfi