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George Preddy

George Preddy, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Preddy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th September, 1879
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/1). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 666)& COF (4/4315; Reel 990). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 197 (100)
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

Iris Dunne on 19th May, 2019 wrote:

Convict Indents: aged 19, Convicted 25 March 1826, can read & write, single, Trade: Tallow chandler (candlemaker), How disposed of & Remarks: Mineral Surveyor, C 33/322

No. 1793 on Prison Hulk ship Ganymede, moored at Chatham, aged 17, Received 22 April 1826, Named Geo Preddy, Tried 25 March 1826 in Taunton for Housebreaking, Transferred 2 June 1829 for NSW

Certificate of Freedom No.33/322 dated 15 April 1833
https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/searchhits_nocopy?id=65&Surname=Preddy&Firstname=George&Alias=&Vessel=&Year=&RecordType=&Citation=&Remarks=

Rod A on 31st July, 2019 wrote:

23/04/1833 - Certificate of Freedom granted. (Sydney Gazette & NSW Advertiser 25/04/1833).

Convict Changes History

Lesley Walsh on 19th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th September, 1879 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 19th May, 2019 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/1). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 666)& COF (4/4315; Reel 990). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 197 (100) (pr

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