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George Maydew

George Maydew, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Maydew
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Theft~grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 241 (122)
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 12th November, 2012 wrote:

George Maydew was 19 years old when transported for stealing 10 yards of printed cotton, value 8s., the goods of John Filcher and Richard Smith.

George’s occupation was a Book-binder.

George came from Warwick, was 5’4 1/2” tall, hazel eyes, dark brown hair, swarthy complexion.

Oct. 1827: Absconded from No. 20 Road Gang.

16/11/1831: COF

25/4/1836: Married Elizabeth Coombs at St. John’s, Parramatta.

1841 Census: With Captain Westmacott at Bulli, Wollongong, District of Illawarra.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805, gender, crime

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