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George Pollington

George Pollington, one of 204 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 28 March 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Pollington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Sussex Lewes Quarter Sessisons
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 28th March, 1848
Arrival date: 14th July, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land from Bermuda
Passenger manifest Travelled with 204 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 290
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

Anonymous on 22nd May, 2012 wrote:

George Pollington was transported for stealing 2 sheep.  He was from Belstead, Suffolk, was married with 2 chidren, could read and write, 5’ 7" tall, Wesleyan.

His father was William, mother Mary, wife was Sarah Brintbridge Wells, brothers, Robert, John, Thomas and William and sisters were Catherine, Elizabeth, Mary, and Sarah.  His parents were no longer alive.

2/4/1851: CP

He died in Launceston.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 19th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808-00-00, date of death 1879-00-00, gender m

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