Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

George Turner

George Turner, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 19th November, 1872
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Maidstone Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 95 (49)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If George Turner was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about George Turner?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 9th April, 2017 wrote:

George married Mary Rogers at Parramatta.
Mary’s parents were John Rogers (Second Fleet Convict, 1790, “Neptune”) and Elizabeth Celly (Convict, 1798, “Britannia”).
George and Mary had 7 children born between 1820 and 1836.

Denis Pember on 9th April, 2017 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 375…. [Ref T1336]
Turner, George, 34, TL, Earl Spencer, 1813, Life, Tenant at North Richmond. 15 acres all cleared and cultivated.
Turner, Mary, 24, born in colony.
Turner, Mary, 9, born in colony.
Turner, William, 7, born in colony.
Turner, Thomas, 4, born in colony.
Turner, Ann, 2, born in colony.

Roger Clisdell on 2nd June, 2019 wrote:

Married Mary Rogers at Parramatta 1821.

Roger Clisdell on 2nd June, 2019 wrote:

Born May 30 1790 at Rochester, Kent, England

Convict Changes History

Pamela Anne Shephard on 20th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1872-11-19, gender m

Denis Pember on 9th April, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au