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George King

George King, one of 172 convicts transported on the Minerva, 08 July 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th August, 1802
Occupation: Shoe & bootmaker
Date of Death: 7th February, 1879
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Minerva
Departure date: 8th July, 1824
Arrival date: 19th November, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 172
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

D Wong on 18th March, 2018 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Papers:
KING, George. Per “Minerva”, 1824

1824 Nov 24:  On list of convicts landed from the “Minerva” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.19)

1830: TOL Invarary
27/6/1838: CP
1/111/1838: CP

Convict Changes History

Kylie Gallaher on 18th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 27th August, 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th February, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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