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George Pickering

George Pickering, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 10 May 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Pickering
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 10th May, 1826
Arrival date: 13th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 29 (16)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2020 wrote:

1826 - UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Geo Pickering
Age; 26. Est Birth year; 1800
Treatment Year: 1826
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; headache, pain of back and limbs
Date taken ill:  8th Sept 1826
Notes; Of a languinious ?? temperament. was convicted of Theft and transported for Life,
Discharged; To General Hospital at Sydney. 16th Sept 1826. Too weak to be assigned to any settler
1838 - 25 Jul. New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 No; 38/1175

1841 - Conditional Pardon, No 41/180. Pardon extended to all parts of the world except the United Kingdom of Great Britain 1847.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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