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George Black Pyott
George Black Pyott, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
||George Black Pyott
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th April, 1854
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Scotland Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
17th November, 1852
7th February, 1853
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 234 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 582
||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 10th September, 2014 wrote:
National Archives of Scotland:
1851: Precognition against George Black Pyott for the crime of wilful fire-raising, or attempt to commit wilful fire-raising at St. Anthony’s Court, St Anthony’s Street, Leith
George Black Pyott, tea, spice and provision merchant, Address: St Anthony’s Court, Leith
16/6/1851: George Black Pyott, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty - wilful fire raising, recommendation for leniency, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years.
George was 30 years old on arrival and was 5’3 ¾” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion, stout, single.
25/4/1854: George died, was not listed on the WA BDM and found no account of his death.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 10th September, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th April, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime