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George Oakey, one of 250 convicts transported on the Layton, 06 April 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||31st October, 1841
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 286.
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=53408
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:
George Oakey was convicted at Gloucestershire of Highway Robbery. 15yr sentence. Transported on the ‘Layton’, for Van Diemens Land (Tasmania).
A butcher, 5’ 10 1/2’; aged 19; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes; single; Protestant; could read.
Father: John - at Native Place.
4 Brothers: Richard, John, William & Thomas. 2 at Malta, 1 at Gibralta - a soldier.
Convict no. 53408.
Clear Conduct Record - George died shortly after his arrival. Note in Record “Died at Lovely Banks 31/10/1841”. (Lovely Banks is a large property/estate in southern Tasmania and had many convicts assigned there.)No details of what happened.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1812, date of death 31st October, 1841, gender, occupation, crime