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George Thexton, one of 276 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 April 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 193 (98). Tasmanian Archives - Convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 1st March, 2019 wrote:
George THEXTON was convicted at Westmorland, England on 18 Oct 1839 for housebreaking. 10 yr transportation sentence. Gaol report: bad character & convicted before. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Asia’ arriving there
6 Aug 1840.
Aged 21 yrs; a plumber; 5’5 1/2” height; Protestant; can read & write.
Colony of VDL:
15 mths Probation period.
26 May 1846: Ticket of Leave granted.
22 Aug 1848: Conditional Pardon approved.
21 June 1848 - George THEXTON to Catherine WOODS. (REF. 37/1/7 no. 1508) Permission to Marry had been approved.
Link to wife Catherine’s record per Sea Queen https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/woods/catherine/5094
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st March, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 193 (98). Tasmanian Archives - Convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Numb