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George Waters

George Waters, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Waters
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 30 years

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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 19th June, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 171 (86)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 wrote:

Conduct Record;-
No; 427.
Trial; 2 Aug 1821.
1825 - 15 Nov. Absconded into the woods - 100 Lashes & 6 months in Irons
Noted against Name; Executed; 13 Sept 1826. Col Sec. Mem. 13560 - 31 July 1832
Colonial Trial - 27 June 1826 - Guilty - Death. 4 July 1826

Transported for “Stealing wearing apparel

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham in the Year 1826
No; 141
Name;  George Waters
Abode;  Goal
When buried; 1826, 13 September
Age; No details
Ship’s Name; No details
Quality or profession. EXECUTED; for Bushranging and Robbery
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; W Bedford

George Watters ** - 13 September 1826 - Hanged at Hobart for absconding from Macquarie Harbour and robbing soldiers of their arms


Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000)

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