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George Powell

George Powell, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Powell
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Gloucester, Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 215 (109)
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

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 £25 p.a.

Convict Changes History

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827-00-00

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