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George Morris

George Morris, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 16th August, 1874
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Sussex, City of Chichester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 527 (265)
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

Anonymous on 15th May, 2012 wrote:

Married Alice Cooke - Irish Convict
Had three sons - William, Thomas and John J
Resided - Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Barry Morris on 10th April, 2013 wrote:

George married Irish convict Alice Cooke, sentenced for pickpocketing, in Parramatta on March 2, 1836. Alice died on December 28, 1854, aged 37. She was buried in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Parramatta. George died of senile decay on August 16, 1874 in the Government Asylum in Parramatta and was buried in St John’s Cemetery, Parramatta. He would have been about 74.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 15th May, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

Barry Morris on 10th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 16th August, 1874

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