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George Shadbolt, one of 199 convicts transported on the Mayda, 27 August 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||2nd February, 1882
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 368.
Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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 19th February, 2013 wrote:
George Shadbolt was convicted at Hertford on 10/07/1845 for burglary and stealing. 15yr sentence. Brothers Benjamin, Jonathan and Solomon were also charged with same offence, convicted and transported on the ‘Mayda’.
Gaol Report: 1st conviction
Native Place: Hertford, England
Farm labourer; Protestant; married, 2 children; brown eyes; lt brown hair; 5’3 1/4”.
Station Gang: Norfolk Island, 2yrs.
04/02/1846 Norfolk Island: Receiving 20lbs of mutton, the property of the Crown. 4mths hard labour, in chains.
14/01/1847 Norfolk Island: having a pipe and tobacco in his possession - ...mth hard labour, in chains.
1849: Fitzroy Crescent.
1850: Bothwell, Green Ponds, Picton
129 days gained by extra work.
02/11/1852 Ticket of Leave
15/05/1854: Application for permission to marry (ref. 52/1/7 page 453) Jane Whitton (transported per ‘Cadet’).
07/07/1854: Married Jane Whitton (aged 33), Brighton, Tasmania. (ref. 54/1854-37)
29/08/1854: Conditional Pardon
Elizabeth Jane b. 10/02/1859 Longford (ref. 1364/1859-33)
male child (George) b. 21/12/1862 Port Sorell district (ref. 1243/1862-33). George died 20/03/1864 Port Sorell (ref. 426/1864-35)
Wife Jane Whitton died 25/05/1875 aged 43yrs.
George died 02/02/1882 Port Sorell district (ref. 583/1882-35)
Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th February, 2013 wrote:
MARRIAGE. Shadbolt— Turner-On the 9th June, at Mount Uniacke, Sasafras, by the Rev. Robert Brown, Mr George Shadbolt, to Miss Elizabeth Turner. (Cornwall Chronicle 18 Jun 1877)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 19th February, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1809, date of death 2nd February, 1882, gender, occupation, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th February, 2013 made the following changes: