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George Seymour

George Seymour, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 03 September 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Seymour
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th December, 1794
Occupation: Harness Maker
Date of Death: 13th July, 1861
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 3rd September, 1820
Arrival date: 28th December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 377 (190)
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

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 wrote:

WILLIAM COOPER , GEORGE THORPE , ROBERT IRELAND , GEORGE HENLEY , JOSEPH LENNY , GEORGE SEYMOUR , FRANCES BEDCUTT , and SAMUEL SLOW were indicted for having in their custody and possession forged Bank notes, knowing them to be forged and counterfeited .

To which indictments the prisoners pleaded GUILTY.

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Mr. Justice Bayley and Mr. Baron Garrow.

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, George married Mary Yench.
The marriage was registered 1822, Sydney. Mary had come free to the colony, in 1812.
The couple had 6 children between 1822 and 1833.

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref S0446] Seymour, George, 30, government servant, Asia, 1819, 14, years, Protestant, baker, Windsor.
[Ref S0447] Seymour, Mary, 24, came free, Kangaroo, 1812, Protestant.
[Ref S0448] Seymour, Selina, 6, born in the colony.
[Ref S0449] Seymour, George, 2, born in the colony.
[Ref S0450] Seymour, Kesia, 3 months, born in the colony.

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 wrote:

Sometime after 1836, George appears to have separated from Mary and is living with Elizabeth Eupham Graham.
They had 4 children between 1837 and 1846.

Convict Changes History

Di on 18th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 8th December, 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th July, 1861 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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