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George Walker

George Walker, one of 267 convicts transported on the Isabella, 15 January 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Boot maker
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 56 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: Burglary
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 15th January, 1842
Arrival date: 19th May, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 9 (6)
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

Lynne Dentiuk on 16th January, 2017 wrote:

George was living outside of Northhampton with his wife, Anna and two children when he was convicted of Larceny against Richard West of Kingsthorpe. He received a Life sentence and Transportation to VDL. After serving 11 years of his life term he was granted a Free Pardon for good behaviour and in 1855 he married Elizabeth Wheeler. George and Eliza had ten children. George died in April 1868 of Typhus.

Convict Changes History

Lynne Dentiuk on 20th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Lynne Dentiuk on 16th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 1868 (prev. 0000)

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