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George Kitson

George Kitson, one of 182 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 29 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Kitson
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Berks Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 29th March, 1831
Arrival date: 27th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 69 (37)
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

Anonymous on 30th May, 2012 wrote:

George Kitson was a native of Norwich.  He was single, protestant, and could read and write.

Assigned to Hyde Park Barracks from ship for 1 month, thence to Potter McQueen of Segenhoe.
1835: TOL Illawarra
20/7/1837: Drunkenness…attached to the General Hospital - Treadmill 2 months, weight on entering treadmill 11 stone 2 lbs., weight on leave 10 stone 8 lbs.
Then assigned to Newcastle.  Date discharged 5/10/1837 Hyde Park Barracks.

7/3/1838: Felony Wollongong - acknowledges he received 3 iron gang sentences 21/8/1843.

Free 28/4/1844.

In 1852 there is a George Kitson listed as gold mining a Major’s Creek.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 30th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808-00-00

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