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George Rew, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Painter & glazier
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 159 (81)
||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 23rd February, 2019 wrote:
George Rew was 22 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Bath.
George was literate, protestant, single, 5’8½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, scar over right eyebrow, scar on centre of forehead, woman, H O in two inverted hearts inside lower left arm, ring on middle finger of left hand.
6/3/1846 NSW Government Gazette:
4/3/1846: Absconded - George Rew, Maitland 1840, absconded from the General Hospital, Parramatta, since the 22nd ultimo.
Not listed further in NSW Gov. Records.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime