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George Watkins, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 114. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 25th April, 2018 wrote:
N.B. There are 2 persons named George WATKINS on this voyage of the Runnymede 1840. This George is Identifier 1, tried at the CCC, London.
George WATKINS was convicted at the Central Criminal Court, London 4 March 1839 for Larceny. Previous offences. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Runnymded’ arriving 1840.
Single man; aged 18yrs; labourer.
Native place of birth: London
Assigned to work on the road’s party.
3 May 1844: Ticket of Leave issued.
1846: Free Certificate.No. 832.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 25th April, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 114. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 11