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George Moxham

George Moxham, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Moxham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th November, 1835
Arrival date: 21st February, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 203 (104)
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

D Wong on 7th February, 2019 wrote:

George Moxham was listed as 29 years old on arrival in VDL.

Born: near Thornbury.

George was 5’5½” tall, dark brown hair, reddish brown whiskers, brown eyes, G.M. anchor & cable inside right wrist.  Mermaid, man smoking, schooner, anchor & cable inside left arm, ring fore and mid fingers of left hand.

“I am not Married, a woman named Moxett with whom I lived & had 2 children, said I was married to her, and came to me in Gaol”, Single, 2 children.
Then also listed as married.

1843: Free Certificate

6/5/1845: A George Maxham married Phoebe Goodyer, registered at Launceston.

Convict Changes History

John Carter on 7th February, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 7th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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