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George Wilde, one of 206 convicts transported on the Ganges, August 1796
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Chester Gaol Delivery
2nd June, 1797
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 208 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 209 (105)
||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 23rd September, 2014 wrote:
George Wilde was 28 years old on arrival in NSW.
He was sentenced on 21 August 1793 in Chester for burglary, together with his brother, Joseph (same ship). Both were transported to Australia as convicts in 1797, arriving in Port Jackson (Sydney) on the ship the Ganges on 2 June.
George died in 1812.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd September, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Wild, date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime