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George Lawns

George Lawns, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lawns
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1st January, 1844
Age: 44 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Durham Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 99 (51)
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 2nd December, 2014 wrote:

George Lawns, charged with having at Staindrop field House, feloniously stolen a quantity of hay, the property Francis Garth.

1837: At Merton, NSW

15/8/1840: Acquitted and discharged after being charged with robbery.

1841: TOL Cassilis
`7/8/1842: TOL Passport - on the application of Mr Hamilton.

Convict Changes History

elaine on 1st December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st January, 1844 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 2nd December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), crime

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