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George Wigge

George Wigge, one of 160 convicts transported on the Henry, April 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Wigge
Aliases: John Wigge
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry
Departure date: April, 1823
Arrival date: 26th August, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 14
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

D Wong on 12th November, 2012 wrote:

George or John Wigge was about 15 years old when he stole an umbrella, value 5s., the goods of George Cannington.

George was 5’6 1/2” tall, sallow complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

29/8/1823: On list of prisoners forwarded to Parramatta for distribution.

8/10/1827: Absconded from No. 2 Iron Gang.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th November, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime

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