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George Millett

George Millett, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Millett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Publican
Date of Death: 3rd April, 1890
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elphinstone
Departure date: 20th January, 1836
Arrival date: 24th May, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 222
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

Brendan Millett on 10th January, 2017 wrote:

Please contact me at bmillett4@bigpond.com if you require further information

MICHELLE STIVALA on 4th March, 2019 wrote:

George Millett was 13 when he arrived in Tasmania, a convict sentenced to 9 years imprisonment for stealing a handkerchief. After his release he moved to Melbourne and met and married Sussana Fitzpatrick. They had 12 children and were publicans of many pubs around Melbourne. They settled in Sunbury where his ancestors still live today. He is buried at Sunbury cemetery.

Convict Changes History

Brendan Millett on 11th February, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, occupation, crime

Brendan Millett on 10th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd April, 1890 (prev. 0000)

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