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John Smith, one of 280 convicts transported on the Aboukir, 24 December 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Mountjoy, George (Alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex, Clerkenwell General Sessions
24th December, 1851
20th February, 1852
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land]
Travelled with 279 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 307 (156)
||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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Gina Lock on 12th September, 2012 wrote:
George Mountjoy changed his name to John Smith when transported. He was transported for 7 years to VDL for stealing a pair of boots worth 10s 6d from Drury Lane, London. His father was a famous Pedestrian called John Mountjoy.
Convict Changes History
Gina Lock on 12th September, 2012 made the following changes: