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George Partridge

George Partridge, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lynedoch [Lord Lyndoch], 30 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Partridge
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 13th September, 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th June, 1882
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 30th May, 1833
Arrival date: 18th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 133 (68)
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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Keith South on 11th January, 2015 wrote:

George was approximately 18 when he was sentenced to 7 years for pickpocketing.

He married Mary Ann Peardon in December 1850 and had 12 children.

D Wong on 12th January, 2015 wrote:

George was born either 1814 or 13/9/1818 depending on which records you go by.  He was the son of William Partridge and Mary Haywood and was born in Darlarton, Wolverhampton.

16/12/1850: Married Mary Ann Peardon at St Johns, Brisbane, NSW. (At the time Brisbane and Brisbane Waters were all included in the state of NSW).

24/3/1838: TOL Invermein.
22/2/1841: COF

5/6/1882: George died in Margaret Street, Toowoomba, QLD.

Marian Stephens on 4th August, 2017 wrote:

GEORGE PARTRIDGE born 1814 Birmingham England son of William PARTRIDGE labourer and Mary HAYWOOD

occupation c1832 in Birmingham - steel-toymaker, labourer religion Protestant, could read, not write

description on 18 October 1833 (from ships muster) 5 feet 7½ inches, sallow complexion, sandy brown hair, grey eyes, round scar back of left cheek, scar right side of mouth

convict details - convicted of pick-pocketing, tried at Warwick Quarter Session on 16 October 1832, 1 former conviction – 1 month imprisonment, He had been convicted of picking pockets at Warwick Quarter Sessions on October 16 1832. He had a former conviction for which he had been sentenced to one month;

transported for 7 years (aged 18 years) on transport ship Lord Lynedock (first voyage) Master William Johnston, Surgeon Superintendant Dr David Watson, sailed from England, arrived Sydney Cove on 18 October 1833 with 339 male convicts (1 released, 4 died on voyage)

1856 - lived at Ruthven Street Toowoomba Queensland

Residence August 1860—George received Deed of Grant for land purchsed in County of Aubigny. This land was on the north-east corner of Herries and Ruthven Streets, Toowoomba. Source: Darling Downs Biographical Register to 1900

died 5 June 1882 (Reg No 1882/B14796)(aged 68 years) at Margaret Street Brisbane Queensland

buried 5 June 1882 (Church of England) at Toowong Cemetary Brisbane Queensland

Marriage 16 Dec 1850 • St Johns Anglican Church Brisbane Colony of New South Wales Mary Ann PEARDON (1831–1921)

children -

John Partridge 1852–1940;

Elizabeth Ann Partridge 1854–1879;

George Partridge 1856–1857;

Ellen Partridge 1857–1857;

George Partridge 1858–1858;

Henry Partridge 1858–1858;

George Partridge 1859–1940;

Mary Matilda Partridge 1861–1941;

Mary Ann Partridge 1863–1919;

Louisa Partridge 1865–1906;

Ellen Partridge 1867–1867;

Leslie Henry ‘Harry’ Partridge 1869–1901;

Henry Partridge 1869–1930;

Samuel Daniel Partridge 1871–1922;

Harriet Ellen Partridge 1873–1939;


birth - New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867—George Partridge Age 26 Birth Year 1814 Native Place Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Arrival Year 1833 Vessel Lord Lyndoch Certificate Date 22 Feb 1841;

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842—George Partridge Date of Conviction 16 Oct 1832 Place of Conviction Warwick Estimated Birth Year abt 1814 Vessel Lord Lyndoch Port of Arrival New South Wales Date of Arrival 18 Oct 1833;

Residence - Michaelmas 1832 • Warwickshire, England

Convict - Arrival 18 Oct 1833 • Sydney Colony of New South Wales, Australia Vessel: Lord Lyndoch;

marriage - Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950—Mary A Peardon Spouse Name: George Partridge Marriage Date: 1850 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Brisbane, New South Wales Registration Year: 1850 Volume Number: V;

death - Queensland Births Deaths & Marriage Index—1882 B14796 George Partridge f. William Partridge m. Mary Haywood

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 11th January, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 12th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 13th September, 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th June, 1882 (prev. 0000)

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