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George Schofield, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||18th July, 1837
|Date of Death:
||1st November, 1878
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancashire, Manchester General Quarter Sessions
11th March, 1863
29th May, 1863
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 321 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 524
||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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Fiona Carroll on 9th June, 2020 wrote:
John was born in Manchester to John McCallister and Jane Schofield. He married Mary Ann Lynch in Manchester in 1861. In WA he co-habited with Hannah Greaves, also from Manchester, and they had two daughters. When he re-offended and was in gaol, she married Thomas Elliott (transported as Alfred Riley), and her two daughters were raised as his.
Convict Changes History
Fiona Carroll on 9th June, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: John, alias2: Mccallister, date of birth: 18th July, 1837 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st November, 1878 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 9th June, 2020 made the following changes: