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George Pratt

George Pratt, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Pratt
Aliases: Job Clarke, Jacob George Clarke
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 218
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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D Wong on 25th September, 2018 wrote:

25/3/1843 Leicestershire Mercury Leicestershire, England:
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1842.

GEORGE PRATT, alias JOB CLARKE, alias JACOB GEORGE CLARKE, charged with feloniously stealing from the dwelling house of his master, Thomas Vernon, at Dadlington, a pair of boots, a quantity of bacon, cheese, and bread, and burglariously breaking out of the said dwelling-house.__Guilty.__Ten years transportation.

George Pratt was disembarked in Geelong as an Exile.

13/1/1848: CP - Exiles - Melbourne.

2/12/1852: Geelong Advertiser, Vic:
Return of Gold from Ballarat to Geelong, 29th November, 1852:
George Pratt - 24 ozs 10 dwts.

Many George Pratt’s in Victoria at that time - one who tried to commit suicide numerous times as he had broken his leg and wanted to end it all 1859ish.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th September, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 25th September, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Job Clarke, alias2: Jacob George Clarke

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