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George Mitchell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Mitchell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Sweep
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 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Isabella Watson
Departure date: 2nd May, 1842
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 27 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 9th November, 2016 wrote:

George MITCHELL, and his brother Paddy, were convicted at Antrim, Ireland for highway robbery and stealing. 14yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Isabella Watson’ arriving 3 Aug 1842.
Ship surgeon’s report: had been flogged for insolence and ironed.

Married man, wife Ellen.
Aged 22yrs. Roman Catholic
Native Place - Antrim, Ireland.
Sisters - Mary, Nancy & Peggy
Brothers - Patrick (Paddy) & James

Assignments within Colony of VDL.
27 Mar 1855: Ticket of Leave granted.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th November, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Mitchell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1819, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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