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George Metham

George Metham, one of 150 convicts transported on the Woodman, 01 December 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Metham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
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 Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Woodman
Departure date: 1st December, 1825
Arrival date: 29th April, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 317 (160) Lancaster Gazette 27th August 1825
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

Steven Horton on 6th July, 2014 wrote:

Stabbed another inmate to death in Kirkdale Gaol to prevent an assault on him.
Newspaper report stated he had already served 7 years transportation but didn’t specify where to.

Convict Changes History

Steven Horton on 6th July, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 317 (160) Lancaster Gazette 27th August 1825 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 317

Steven Horton on 6th July, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000)

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