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George King

George King, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes on 3 August 1833
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts

References

Primary 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.
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

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

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