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George Sims, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th March, 1905
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Somerset. City of Wells Quarter Sessions
31st January, 1853
30th April, 1853
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 295 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 18
||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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D Wong on 19th June, 2019 wrote:
George Sims was listed as 24 years old on arrival in WA.
Native Place: Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
George was single, 5’11” tall, dark rown hair, grey eyes, dark complexion, stout build.
12/1/1863: Married Mary Ann Ridley (18/12/1844-3/8/1924).
1/8/1863: William James d 1939, York
1864: Henry George d 1864, York
1866: James d 1900, York
1870: George d 4/6/1928, York
28/3/1872: Amelia Doll d 1935 Perth
14/6/1874: Alfred George d 10/6/1942, Claremont.
28/8/1876: Charles d 12/9/1919, York
18/9/1878: Edward d 13/1/1924 South Australia.
23/9/1882: Frederick d 15/9/1949 York
1/3/1886: Mary Ann d 9/12/1943, York, WA.
4/3/1905: George Sims died at York, WA.
Mary Ann (Ridley) Sims also died at York.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th June, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th March, 1905 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime