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George Ragless

George Ragless, one of 260 convicts transported on the Adelaide, 16 April 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Ragless
Aliases: Raglass
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1834
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Sussex. General Quarter Sessions Horsham
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Adelaide
Departure date: 16th April, 1855
Arrival date: 18th July, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 141 (72)
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

D Wong on 8th March, 2014 wrote:

George was 21 on arrival.

George was 5’5” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, scar under chin.

26/2/1857: TOL

Only other reference said that he drowned.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th March, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Raglass, date of birth: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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