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George Smith, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Kent, Canterbury Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
31st October, 1831
22nd March, 1832
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 224 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 208. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 194.
||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 17th August, 2013 wrote:
N.B. There are 3 or 4 George Smith’s on this sailing of the ‘Gilmore’. This George is identifier 3.
Convicted at Canterbury, Kent 27/06/1831 for receiving stolen goods - cloth material. Imprisoned before and escaped before trial. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Gilmore’, arriving 22/03/1832.
Assignments in Colony
10/10/1864 Gaol, Launceston.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 made the following changes: