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George Smith

George Smith, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Smith
Aliases: Smith, George Pink
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th November, 1834
Arrival date: 3rd March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 467 (235). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-40,262,117,L,80
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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th August, 2013 wrote:

N.B. There are two George Smith’s on this voyage of the ‘Waterloo’.
George Pink Smith was convicted at Middlesex, London on 16/10/1834 for robbery. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) arriving 02/03/1835.

Single man; tailor; aged 19yrs.

Assignments in Colony and several records of misconduct. 1844 convicted of Larceny and to be sent to Port Arthur Penal settlement for 2yrs.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th August, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1 Smith, George Pink (prev. Smith, George Pink (Alias)), date of birth 1815, gender, occupation, crime

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