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George Williams, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Frs labourer & ploughman
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 86
||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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greg petersen on 20th June, 2017 wrote:
Transported for “stealing wearing apparel”
Gaol report: “Not known before”, Hulk report: “Volunteer”
F & M at Marbory-Huxton,
?per name Thomas Edmonds - tried for stealing a duck.
1824 Jan 26th T. Archer/ having connived to robbing his masters house - Acquitted
1824 Dec 17th, T Archer/ absconded from service & coming to Hobart Town without a pass - 50 lashes & returned to his master.
1825 Sept 5th, P.A.M/ Neglect of duty 12 lashes
1825 Oct 7th, having stolen property in his possession knowing it to be so - 25 lashes.
1826 June 22nd, committed or aided & abetted in committing a violent outrage on the small ? - 50 lashes remitted to 25 lashes.
1829 June 12th, stealing a quantity of turnips from a field of Henry Biltong at Glenorchy - 21 days hard labour in Gaol.
Free by servitude
1839 4th June, again tried & transported to Port Arthur 12 months for stealing.
1840 Free Certificate # 542
greg petersen on 23rd June, 2017 wrote:
Description recorded as:
Height: 5’ 1¼”, Hair: D. Brown, Eyes: Blue, Age: 26
Native Place Marbury/ Cheshire
Tried & convicted: 7 years at Lancaster 7th May 1821
Remarks: I G on left arm, scar on nose
greg petersen on 25th March, 2019 wrote:
1828 June 24th, The Tasmanian,
GOVERNMENT NOTICE. 131.
Colonial Secretary’s Office,
THE periods for which the undermentioned persons were transported having expired, certificates have been granted to them accordingly;
John Germston, Claudine.
George Williams, ditto.
By command of his excellency
Convict Changes History
greg petersen on 20th June, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
greg petersen on 23rd June, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), occupation