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George Smith, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 469 (236). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-40,262,120,L,80
||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 sailing of the ‘Waterloo’.
George Smith was convicted at Surrey on 20 Oct 1834 for stealing a gold watch. Previous offences. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Waterloo’, arriving 02/03/1835.
Aged 26yrs; single man; seaman.
1837 - Marine Depot.
1839 - Constable (dismissed from Police for being asleep on duty)
25/04/1839: Ticket of Leave
04/07/1848: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1808, gender, occupation, crime