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George Powell, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Gloucester, Gloucester Quarter Sessions
27th September, 1847
9th January, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 215 (109)
||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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C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 wrote:
George was born in Leonard Stanley, near Stroud, Gloucestershire. He was a general labourer, and whilst in Pentonville Prison, learned the skills of tailoring. He could read and write imperfectly. George was convicted of larceny and being an accessory after the fact. He also had a prior conviction. He arrived in Melbourne as an exile. He took a position as farm servant to Mr John Harlin of Glen Vale for 6 months at Â£25 p.a.
Convict Changes History
C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1827-00-00