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George Walker

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Soldier/shoemaker
Date of Death: 9th June, 1842
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Dublin Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hero
Departure date: 15th March, 1835
Arrival date: 31st August, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 19 other convicts


Primary source: Annotated Printed Indentures: Convict Death Register and Queanbeyan Pioneer Register
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Wendy Smith on 11th September, 2019 wrote:

Annotated Printed Indentures states that George Walker was a soldier and shoemaker, good. Prison number 35-1984.  Age 29, could not read or write; status single; Native of Stafford, England.  Was court marshalled for desertion at Dublin Court Martial on 4 June 1834 and was sentenced to 7 years.  Had one prior conviction for which he served 30 days.  Height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion Dark Ruddy: hair dark brown and eyes dark grey. 
Received his ticket of leave on 11 November 1839 Number 39/2207 and Certificate of Freedom on 4 June 1841 number 41/689.
Convict Death Register states that he was accidently killed while intoxicated on 9 June 1842.  Verdict given by Captain A. T. Faunce on 29 June 1842.  Queanbeyan Pioneer Cemetery states that he was killed near Stoney Creek, Molonglo Road, while intoxicated, by a cart falling on him.  Buried at The Oaks Burial Grounds now in Oaks Estate, ACT.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 11th September, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Annotated Printed Indentures: Convict Death Register and Queanbeyan Pioneer Register (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Walker, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 9th

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