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||9th June, 1842
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
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Sentenced to 7 years
||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