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George Stroud

George Stroud, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 03 September 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Stroud
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 29th October, 1841
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Rochester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 3rd September, 1820
Arrival date: 28th December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 375 (189)
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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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 13th April, 2012 wrote:

21/7/1827: COF

April 1829: Permission to marry - Sarah Martin per Elizabeth, Sarah was a widow with 3 children, 1 child travelled with her, she was 34 and a washer woman and farm labourer.  Born is 1794, Her native place was Dow County, Tried at Armagh for stealing a shawl.  They married at Bathurst, and she received her COF 13/7/1833.

2/9/1833: Syd. Herald - Wheeas my wife Sarah Stroud, having left her home without cause or provocation, this is to caution the Public not to give her credit on my account, as I will not be responsible for any debts she may contract.  Signed: George Stroud, 30th August, 1933.

15/10/1841: Syd.Monitor - George Stroud taken for trial on the charge of beating his wife to death with a stick and kicks.  Apparently they had both been drinking and arguing for a day or two.  The deceased was much given to drink, about 50 years of age and a very termagant woman when drunk.

George was found Guilty and sentenced to hang.

1/11/1841: Syd.Monitor - Execution today.  George Stroud, for the murder of his wife at Concord.  He was the first person hanged at the New Goal, Darlinghurst.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 13th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1841-10-29, gender m

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