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George Kitson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Kitson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Soldier/shoemaker
Date of Death: 10th February, 1836
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Insubordination
Convicted at: Court Martial Cork
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Portland
Departure date: 21st February, 1833
Arrival date: 26th June, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 32 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convicts Database
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 30th May, 2012 wrote:

George Kitson was a native of York, England.  He was 26 years old on arrival and he was married.
He had prior punishments which was 300 lashes, whilst still in Ireland.

George was assigned to William Dummesq/Dumarell and died in 1836 whilst still with him.

Convict Changes History

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

new convict, term 14, convicted at 966, occupation 214, crime 93, firstname George, surname Kitson, source Irish Convicts Database, date of birth 1807-00-00, date of death 1836-02-10, gender m

D Wong on 16th February, 2019 made the following changes:


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