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George Mitchell, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Scotland, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
6th January, 1847
4th May, 1847
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Travelled with 289 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 156
||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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D Wong on 15th September, 2019 wrote:
National Records of Scotland
Title Precognition against George Mitchell, Robert Symington for the crime of theft, habit and repute at West Port, Edinburgh
Accused George Mitchell, carter, Address: West Port, Edinburgh
Robert Symington, Address: Canongate, Edinburgh
George Mitchell, Verdict: Guilty, Sentence: Transportation - 7 years Previous convictions: theft - Edinburgh sheriff court, 5 December 1844
No ship found for Robert Symington.
Source: Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923:
George Mitchell, aged 16, a Tailor, transported for theft.
Arrived Port Phillip Bay.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th September, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime