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George (the Younger) Smith
George Smith (The younger), one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
||George (the Younger) Smith
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th August, 1853
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 396. 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 16th May, 2014 wrote:
George Smith (denoted 1st of this sailing of ship) was convicted at Aylesbury on 03/07/1849 for stealing 3 sheep. 10 yr sentence. Gaol Report: Good. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’ arriving 31/07/1852.
Church of England, can read & write; butcher/farm labourer/shepherd; aged 27yrs; 5’7 1/4”; black hair; dark eyes; widower.
Native Place: Bucks.
2yrs Probation, less 6mths upon arrival.
1852: Prison Barracks, Hobart.
04/08/53: Abscond. 6mths hard labour.
Died 10/08/1853 at hospital, Hobart, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th May, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 396. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 396), fir