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George Morris

George Morris, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1891
Age: 95 years

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: Robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 16
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

Brad Morris on 16th January, 2015 wrote:

Wanted to come to Australia but couldn’t afford the fare, deliberately stole 8 shillings from a haberdashery store but got around the corner felt guilty and took it back, store owner dobbed him in anyway and off to Australia he went. He married and had 10 children and now has over 2000 decentants

Convict Changes History

Brad Morris on 16th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1891 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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