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George Rose

George Rose, one of 182 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 29 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Rose
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 29th March, 1831
Arrival date: 27th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 74
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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Meredith on 23rd May, 2020 wrote:

GEORGE ROSE, Theft - stealing from master, 9th December 1830. Reference Number: t18301209-212 Offence: Theft - stealing from master Verdict: Guilty - with recommendation Punishment: Transportation 212. GEORGE ROSE was indicted for stealing, on the 24th of November , 1 coat, value 2l.; 1 pair of spectacles, value 10s.; 1 gown, value 4s.; 2 yards of cloth, value 2s., and 1 basket, value 1s., the goods of Elias Griffiths , his master . ELIAS GRIFFITHS. I live in King-street, Golden-square , and am a tailor . The prisoner was my apprentice , and had been so for five months - on the 24th of November, I went out for half an hour, leaving him at home; when I returned he was gone - I missed a coat, a pair of spectacles, a gown, two yards of cloth, and a basket; he was taken early the next morning - he always behaved very well before. THOMAS LUCAS . I have a coat and gown, pawned by the prisoner on the 24th of November. GEORGE SEAMAN . I am an officer. I was on duty on the 25th of November, and saw the prisoner come down White Lion-street; I took him, and found these spectacles on him - I found this basket, which he had left at a public-house in Whitechapel, with two linen shirts in it.(Property produced and sworn to.) GUILTY. Aged 16. Recommended to Mercy . - Transported for 14 Years .

Convict Changes History

Meredith on 23rd May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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