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George Reed, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 346. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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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