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George Wilde

George Wilde, one of 206 convicts transported on the Ganges, August 1796

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Wilde
Aliases: Wild
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1812
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Chester Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ganges
Departure date: August, 1796
Arrival date: 2nd June, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 208 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 209 (105)
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 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

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