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George Morris

George Morris, one of 240 convicts transported on the Portsea, 24 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Boot maker
Date of Death: 30th March, 1869
Age: 61 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 Life

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Portsea
Departure date: 24th July, 1838
Arrival date: 18th December, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 301 (152). State Archives NSW, TOL (Series: NRS 12204) and Australian Convict Transportation Register (Class: HO 11; Piece: 11) and Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12189; Item: [X641]; Microfiche: 735)
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

Iris Dunne on 24th August, 2018 wrote:

Convicted Date: 27 Feb 1837
Ticket of Leave Passport: Date 16 Jul 1849

Convict Indents: aged 29, Convict No.38/2379, can read and write, Protestant, married with 2 boys and 1 girl, Trade: shoemaker, Offence: stealing shoes

Convict Changes History

Margaret Morris on 24th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 30th March, 1869 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 24th August, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 301 (152). State Archives NSW, TOL (Series: NRS 12204) and Australian Convict Transportation Register (Class: HO 11; Piece: 11) and Convict Indents (S

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