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George Postins, one of 75 convicts transported on the Scindian, 27 February 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Postans, Postings, Postius
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th March, 1905
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 20 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 180
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News 1850 Jul 26 p/4: List of convicts per Scindian given Ticket of Leave
||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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Julie D'Alessandro on 26th March, 2019 wrote:
George Samuel Postans married Harriet Green (nee Lewington), widow of Edwin Green.
1858-George granted ticket of leave.
George and Harriet eventually settled in Caledonia, he named his homestead “Hope Valley” which the locality was later known. The suburb of “Postans” was named after him.
They had a large family which united them with the Mortimer, de san Miguel, Thomas families plus others.
Convict Changes History
Meredith Kenny on 8th May, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Postans, alias2: Postings, alias3: Postius, crime
Ross Howat on 31st March, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 180
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News 1850 Jul 26 p/4: List of convicts per Scindian given Ticket of Leave (prev. Austr
Julie D'Alessandro on 26th March, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1833 (prev. 1831), date of death: 28th March, 1905 (prev. 0000), gender: m