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George Mole

George Mole, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 18 July 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Mole
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
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: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Worcester City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 18th July, 1827
Arrival date: 25th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 232
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

Wendy Smith on 13th March, 2019 wrote:

Married Frances Crawley on 23 August 1840 at Jerrabomberra, near Queanbeyan.  Frances Crawley transported on ‘Fanny’ in 1832.

D Wong on 15th March, 2019 wrote:

24/3/1827 Birmingham Journal Warwickshire, England:
John Wynne and George Mole, for stealing from the dwelling-house of Ann Cole, of Chaddesley Corbett, articles of wearing apparel.

No ship listed for John Wynne.

George Mole was 16 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Bewdley.

George could read, 5’2½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, scar across bridge of nose, SM on right arm, G M on left.

Assigned to J. W. Sturgeon, Bathurst.

1839: TOL Queanbeyan - born: Kidderminster, Labourer.

3/3/1840: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench.
21/9/1840: TOL Passport - On the recommendation of W. Macleod Esq.

5/11/1842: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench.

1845: Recommended for a CP
1/7/1846: CP.

No children listed for the marriage to Frances.

**I add the following information, mostly from ‘Trove’ - but have no proof that it was ‘this’ George Mole.

No children found for the marriage to Frances.  NSW BDM - Frances died in 1859 in Albury, NSW.

George Mole then married Bridget Quinlan/Duildon/or Quinlin - in 1860 in Albury.
No children listed.

1/4/1863 Goulburn Herald:
A FATAL DRINKING BOUT.__A man name George Mole died about the 10th of March athe the Royal Hotel, in Albury, kept by a man name William Wise.  Mole appears to have been to have been drinking all the time he was there, and Wise has been fined £5 and reprimanded for supplying him with liquor while in a state of intoxication.

16/5/1863 Sydney Morning Herald:
Important to Parties in search of a First-class Cattle Station.
An Imperative Sale by Public Auction,
On 16th June, 1863,
By direction of the Curator of Intestate Estates, in the Estate of the late Mr. George Mole.
Murrumbidgee District.
MR. ROBERT MURIEL has received instructions from the Curator of Intestate Estates to sell by public auction, at his New Rooms, opposite tho Royal Hotel, on 15th of June next, All his interest in the well known station “Talmalmo,” together with
600 head of cattle, induding
100 milkers, with
20 calves, and
60 or 70 head of horse stock.
The station is computed to contain 3960 acres, less 320 acres freehold land, and is abundantly watered by permanent lagoons and the river Murray.
It is between fifty and sixty miles from Albury and Tumberumbah, and eighty miles from Tumut, Adelong, and Beechworth.
To be sold at the same time, either with or without the station, Two stacks of wheat, supposed to contain about 300 bushels, a cart and harness, household furniture, and other sundries.
The inventory of the same may be seen, together witn a description of the boundaries of the run, at the office of the auctioneer, and every information obtained from tho Clerk of Petty Sessions at Albury.
N.B.-This sale will not include the 320 acres purchased land, or the improvements thereon.
Terms, cash.

16/6/1863 Sydney Morning Herald:
Mr. R. Muriel sold to-day by auction the Talmalmo Station, in the Murrumbidgee district, the property of the late Mr. George Mole, for the sum of £900.

28/7/1863 Sydney Morning Herald:
ELIZABETH MOLE M’FADDEN.__ELIZABETH MOLE M’FADDEN, foster-child of the late GEORGE MOLE, of Talmalmo, is requested to call upon Messrs. ALLEN, BOWDEN, AND ALLEN, solicitors, 124 Elizabeth -street.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 13th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 15th March, 2019 made the following changes:


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