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George Spratt

George Spratt, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Spratt
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord William Bentinck
Departure date: 11th April, 1838
Arrival date: 26th August, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 248
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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janet spratt on 23rd December, 2014 wrote:

Parents Dowell Spratt and Joanna Hodge born 1816-Combe Florey area, Somerset.Convicted with his brother John Spratt. Sent to hulk HMS York in Gosport Hampshire. 1838 -Arrived in Tasmania .  1841-Working Brown River area St Pauls Plains- in service to William Boulsbie. 1848-Pardoned 1859-Murdered St Pauls River. Much information on Trove regarding the murder

Convict Changes History

janet spratt on 23rd December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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