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George Sutherland

George Sutherland, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Sutherland
Aliases: Whitehouse
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 272
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

D Wong on 14th January, 2016 wrote:

National Records of Scotland:
George Sutherland, alias Whitehouse, Age: 18, shoemaker, Address: Bishop’s Street, Anderston, Glasgow -  Theft.

1835: TOL, District of Murray
17/6/1842: COF

NSW BDM has a marriage listed in 1834 Sarah Pratt/George Sutherland –
Sarah Pratt (Sovereign 1829) got her TOL in the District of Murray as did George Sutherland – no proof it was them but worth keeping in mind.  No children were listed.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 14th January, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Whitehouse, date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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