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George Lewis

George Lewis, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lewis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 328
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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Ron Garbutt on 23rd March, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 March 2020), February 1816, trial of GEORGE LEWIS (t18160214-24).
GEORGE LEWIS, Theft > theft from a specified place, 14th February 1816.
201. GEORGE LEWIS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 8th of February , one spencer value 10s. one coat, value 2l. the property of Henry Hoffham ; and one coat, value 2l. the property of Philip Nonnett , in the dwelling-house of the said Henry Hoffham .

HENRY HOFFHAM . I am a broker , and live in Vine-street, Minories ; that is my private dwelling-house. I lost these things from that house between nine and ten last Thursday morning; they were taken out of the hall.

CATHERINE BECKET . I am servant to Mr. Hoffman. I heard the door shut at about nine o’clock last Thursday morning; it had been open. I went to the hall, and missed the coats and spencer immediately; I went to the door, and saw two men running with the things. The prisoner dropped the spencer, and I ran after him; I secured him, and brought him back to my master’s house. I am sure he is the man; I saw him with the spencer, and I saw him throw it down.

JOHN HAGARTY . I attempted to stop the other man; but he got away.

(Property produced, and sworn to.)

Prisoner’s Defence. There was a man running along with a bundle, and he dropped this spencer, which I picked up, and then I threw it down and ran away.

GUILTY , aged 36.

Transported for Seven Years .

London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/print.jsp?div=t18160214-24

Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 23rd March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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