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George Wigge, one of 160 convicts transported on the Henry, April 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
26th August, 1823
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 14
||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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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