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George Knype

George Knype, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Knype
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Session
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 3rd October, 1838
Arrival date: 24th January, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 277 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 349 (176)
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

Debbie Telkman on 25th January, 2012 wrote:

Exact birth date unknown. Baptism 30 Dec 1810 in Semley, Wiltshire, England. Married to Harriet Toogood on 23 Aug 1827. She was the sister of Charles Toogood, the other man convicted of Sheep Stealing and transported with him on the Gilmour.Travelled from Launceston to Melbourne on the ship ‘Shamrock’ on 19 Feb 1851, pronounced ‘free by servitude’.

Convict Changes History

Debbie Telkman on 25th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810-00-00, gender m

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