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George Lawford, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 223 (113)
||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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Anonymous on 27th July, 2012 wrote:
Geroge Lawford was indicted for assaulting Thomas Gadd and stealing 1 tobacco box 1s., and 18s in money. 21/4/1819 Old Bailey. He was 20 years old.
31/1/1820: On list of convicts disembarked from the ‘Eliza’ and forwarded to Windsor for distribution.
31/1/1820: Convict landed from ‘Eliza’ assigned to William Cox of Windsor.
1820: On list of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown in 1820; Listed as Lanford.
7/11/1820: On list of Prisoners transported to Newcastle per ‘Elizabeth Henrietta’
Mar, Aug 1821: On monthly returns of prisoners punished at Newcastle.
12/10/1822: Requesting information on.
16/10/1822: Re employment history of following his sending to Windsor for distrubution.
31/10/1823: On list of prisoners assigned; listed as Langford.
31/7/1824: Servant to Mr G T Palmer. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta.
Trove 4/6/1827: George Lawford was charged that he had stolen some goods out of cart, in a private manner, while travelling along the turnpike road. The prisoner had a good place of service, and had some opportunities of earning an honest dollar. The fact was clearly proved by several witnesses. Sentence, 2 years to a penal settlement.
1837: Aged 34 assigned to Robert Henderson, Brisbane Water.
1837: TOL Brisbane Water.
14/6/1839: Convict Death Register - District/Parish Brisbane Waters.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 27th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1839-00-00, gender m