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George Nadan

George Nadan, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Nadan
Aliases: Needham
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1757
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1071 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 46
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 10th February, 2014 wrote:

George Nadan was 30 years old when convicted at the Old Bailey for “Stealing 2 deal boxes containing clothing, jewellery and other goods.

Convicted along with his accomplices William Bransley and Charles Stokes
25 May 1792: Recorded as a witness to the wedding of William Pawson.

12/6/1797: Married Elizabeth Asker - (Onboard Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary January, 1791 arriving at New South Wales)at St John’s Parramatta.  One child born 16/7/1793 Rebecca Nadan.

1793: On the baptismal record for Rebecca her father’s name was incorrectly rendered as NEEDHAM

May 1798: Received a grant of 30 acres (as George NEEDHAM) in the Eastern Farms district. He had either sold or forfeited this land by 1800.

1801 - Mustered as a resident of Sydney
No later record has been traced

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th February, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Needham, date of birth: 1757 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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