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George Sandy, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 261 (132).
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-40,262,63,L,80
||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 6th December, 2012 wrote:
George Sandy was convicted at Exeter, Devon on 14/10/1833 for stealing a watch from a house. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Moffatt’ 1834.
Hulk Report: bad
Ship Surgeon’s report: behaved well
Single man; Native Place - St. Phillips; 22yrs of age; blacksmith’s labourer; 5’1 1/2”; brown hair; hazel eyes.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. John Bryne.
07/07/1838: Ticket of Leave granted.
22/12/1838: Being in a disorderly house after hours - severely reprimanded.
Free Certificate 13/05/1846.
Leslie Buckley on 19th March, 2018 wrote:
On 7 July 1838 he was granted a Ticket of Leave.
Certificate of freedom granted , surviving record of this reads 13 May 1846.
George was married aged 29 on 15 Oct. 1840 in the house of John Byrne at Hollow Tree,in the parish of
St John,Richmond to Catherine Reardon aged 19.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime
Leslie Buckley on 19th March, 2018 made the following changes: