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George Moss

George Moss, one of 280 convicts transported on the Ramillies, 25 April 1854

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Moss
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Cordwainer
Date of Death: 28th September, 1892
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Ramillies
Departure date: 25th April, 1854
Arrival date: 7th August, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 74
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

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 19/07/1852.

D Wong on 8th August, 2014 wrote:

June 1852 Huntingdon Calendar:
George Moss 23, cordwainer; Assaulting John Thomas Holland, St. Neots and stealing a handkerchief, newspaper and letter from him.

George was 5’9 ½” tall, black hair, dark hazel eyes, dark complexion, tolerably stout, scar on wrist of right hand, literate, single, protestant.

14/5/1856: TOL
20/8/1859: CP
11/1/1876: COF

Known areas: Perth
Comments: Worked for self as a shoemaker.

18/1/1876: To London.

George married Margaret McLaren in 1873 and they had 5 children.

George must have returned to WA after going to London.
His death registration from:-
East Perth Cemeteries.
Burials at Cemetery Hill
MOSS
CATEGORY DETAILS
GIVEN NAME:
George
DATE OF BURIAL:
28th
September
1892
AGE:
67 years
REGISTRATION NUMBER:
732
NEWSPAPER NOTICE:
Funeral Notice 28/09/1892 The West Australian pg 4
ARRIVAL DATE:
07/08/1854
ARRIVAL SHIP:
Ramillies
SPOUSE:
Margaret McLaren
MARRIAGE DETAILS:
1873 Fremantle
CHILDREN:
Rose 1867; Rose 1868; James 1870; Ann Elizabeth 1873; Mary 1875
RESIDENCE:
Murray Street West
BIOGRAPHY HISTORY:
Convict No 3116

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 4th August, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 8th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th September, 1892 (prev. 0000)

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