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George Powell

George Powell, one of 301 convicts transported on the Clara, 28 January 1864

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Powell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 21st July, 1836
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 24th August, 1902
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 6 years

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Hereford. General Quarter Sessions Hereford
Sentence term: 6 years
Ship: Clara
Departure date: 28th January, 1864
Arrival date: 3rd April, 1864
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 9 (7)
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

David on 27th November, 2017 wrote:

Buried at Northam cemetery Western Australia on 26 August 1902 with headstone.

Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2019 wrote:

Albert Powell on 1st January 2019 wrote of George Powell:

Clara 11 second voyage

His record already exists.

Convict Changes History

David on 27th November, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 21st July, 1836 (prev. 0000), date of death: 24th August, 1902 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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