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George Lewis

George Lewis, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lewis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th December, 1857
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 311 (155)
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

Denis Pember on 17th January, 2016 wrote:

George was transported on the ship “Coromandel” and arrived in the colony 11th June 1802.

In the colony, he married Sarah Ann Frederick in 1808. at St Phillips, Sydney.
Sarah Ann came free on the “Glatton” in 1803.
They had a large family of 12 children between 1809 and 1829.

Denis Pember on 17th January, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref L0762] Lewis, George, 50, free by servitude, Coromandel, 1801, Protestant, farmer at Evan, 40 acres, all 40 acres cleared and cultivated, 4 horses, 10 horned cattle.
[Ref L0763] Lewis, Sarah, 31, came free, Glatton, 1801
[Ref L0764] Lewis, William, 16, born in the colony.
[Ref L0765] Lewis, John 16, born in the colony.
[Ref L0766] Lewis, Edward, 12, born in the colony.
[Ref L0767] Lewis, Charles, 10, born in the colony.
[Ref L0768] Lewis, Christr, 8, born in the colony.
[Ref L0769] Lewis, James, 6, born in the colony.
[Ref L0770] Lewis, Eliza, 4, born in the colony.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 17th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th December, 1857 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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