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George Smith

George Smith, one of the 320 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntly, 23 March 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Farrier
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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Nottingham, Southwell Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 23rd March, 1835
Arrival date: 5th July, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 20
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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Maureen Withey on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

George Smith was convicted again at Bathurst for stealing sheep and sentenced to transpotation for 15 years. He arrived in VDL 8 Dec 1845, per Wanderer.
Tasmanian Indent.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p206 https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p207
George Smith – Bathurst C. Court, 26 Sept 1845. age 56, 5ft 4 ¼. 15 years, protestant, can read and write, Single.  Stg 1100 sheep, pro. Mr Lord at Bathurst. I had got off with them abt 100 miles. Tried with Wm Denny on 13th, £50 reward was offered for us, we were 9 weeks away with them. To NSW Marquis Huntley 1835, Tried at Notts, Life for Housebreaking. I held a T.L.  Trade- Farrier, Native of Grantham. F(father) George, M - Fanny, B – George, Wm; S- Maria, Fanny at N.P.

Maureen Withey on 29th May, 2020 wrote:

Full account of the trial via Trove, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 Oct 1845, page 2.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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