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George Paynter, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Gardener, George (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 205 (105)
||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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D Wong on 7th February, 2013 wrote:
George was 29 on arrival in VDL. His occupation was a ‘Pork Butcher’ and his crime was uttering 1/2 crowns. He had been convicted of this offence before.
George was 5’3 1/2” tall, grey eyes, brown hair, single, florid complexion, could read and write.
Brothers: William, Frederick, Henry.
1853: Married Mary Ann Meadows (Auroa 1851) they had children. One child Mary Ann, 1853-1921, born in Tasmania, married Richard Henry Wilson, he was born in Melbourne and became a teacher in Sandford (south west Victoria) 1875-78. They had 3 children in Sandford then moved to Woodford near Warrnambool.
May 1864: George was a butcher in Argyle Street, Hobart.
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th February, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1 Gardener, George (alias) (prev. Gardener, George (Alias)), date of birth 1821, gender, occupation, crime