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George Scarborough

George Scarborough, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Scarborough
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 5th July, 1820
Arrival date: 17th November, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 336
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

Maureen Withey on 17th January, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey ONline:https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18200412-86-defend772&div=t18200412-86#highlight

GOVERNMENT NOTICE.  Colonial Secretary’s Office, May 11, 1826
CERTIFICATES of Freedom, and Tickets of Leave, have been issued to the undermentioned Persons during the last Week :
George Scarborough (Port Dalrymple) Caledonia 1
Hobart Town Gazette, 20 May 1826

Convict Changes History

Diana Ingram on 2nd June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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