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George Reed

George Reed, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Reed
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Oxford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 3rd October, 1838
Arrival date: 24th January, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 277 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 346. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th April, 2014 wrote:

George Reed was convicted at Oxford on 01/01/1838 for stealing a wheelbarrow. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Gilmore’ arriving 22/01/1839.
Gaol Report: in prison before for poaching.
Hulk Report: Good
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Single man; farm labourer; aged 25yrs; 5’2 3/4”; dk complexion; black hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Oxford, England.

Clear conduct record in Colony.

Ticket of Leave 01/01/1844.

Free Certificate, no. 682 or 689, 1845.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th April, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 346. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 346), dat

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