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George Thompson

George Thompson, one of 214 convicts transported on the Emerald Isle, 28 June 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Thompson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Confectioner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emerald Isle
Departure date: 28th June, 1843
Arrival date: 9th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 335 (169)
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 5th November, 2013 wrote:

George Thompson was convicted, along with George Darrow/Darrell (on the same voyage) for stealing 13 yards of silk from a shop in Cornhill.

George’s occupation was a “Pastrycook/Confectioner”.

George had been employed as a confectioner to Mr Stran of Chiswell Street.

George was 5’5 1/2” tall, single, protestant, could read and write, was protestant, brown hair, hazel eyes and his native place was London.

Mother: Marian, at Newing Yard.
Sisters: Eliza, Betsy, Sarah and Ann, all at native place.

27/2/1850: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1821, gender, occupation, crime

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