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George Mitchell

George Mitchell, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Mitchell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 20th February, 1850
Age: 55 years

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: Burglary
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 359 (179)
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

Nell Gayford on 10th February, 2020 wrote:

George Mitchell parents were Charles Mitchel (one L) Mother Sarah Bailey (Bayley)
George was born in Staplehurst Kent England
George Age on Death Certificate should have been aged 72 at death and not 80 as transcribed.

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 wrote:

Australian Royalty website: https://australianroyalty.net.au/individual.php?pid=I30470&ged=purnellmccord.ged

Death: 20 February 1850 in East Maitland, Farmer, Aged 80, Buried in Glebe Cemetery

Convict Changes History

Nell Gayford on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 10th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 20th February, 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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