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George Mcgiverall

George McGiverall, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Mcgiverall
Aliases: Mcgiveren (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 258
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 4th April, 2013 wrote:

George McGiverall was 19 years old and came from Manchester,  His occupation was a “Currier 3 years”.

Found no records of him at all.

D Wong on 9th April, 2013 wrote:

George was tried in Sydney on 19/1/1839 for stealing in a dwelling house - 15 years. George was sent to Norfolk Island and then on to VDL.

George was single, could read and write, RC, 5’5 1/2” tall, Aged 32, Fair complexion, Brown hair, brown whiskers, blue eyes.

George had a bad conduct record.

26/10/1846: TOL
24/8/1842: TOL Revoked.
4/12/1849: TOL
17/7/1855: CP.
No date of death yet.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th April, 2013 made the following changes:

surname Mcgiverall (prev. McGiverall), alias1 Mcgiveren (alias) (prev. McGiveren (Alias)), date of birth 1812, crime

D Wong on 9th April, 2013 made the following changes:


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