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George Woodgate, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
||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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Anonymous on 30th June, 2012 wrote:
George was the cousin of James and Israel Woodgate and they were all indicted and sentenced to death. All arrived per Norfolk.
George was the son of Richard Woodgate and Rachel Wright.
1831: TOL Bathurst
1832: George and cousin James were granted permission to drive a cart from Bathurst to Sydney but not to remain in Sydney overnight. When they were released they set up a haulage business between Bathurst and Sydney.
George "married" Ellen/Eleanor and they had some children together although there is no marriage listed in the BDM.
1883: George died at Wingham.
1884: Ellen married Benjamin Saville in Wingham.
Benjamin died in 1900 in Taree and Ellen died in 1912 also in Taree.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th October, 2021 wrote:
1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1825
Name; George Woodgate
Age; No Details
Ship; Norfolk - 1825 - 14 years
Employment/Remarks; PATIENT Hospital, Sydney
1828 - Census
Name; George Woodgate
Age; 24 . Class; Convict. Ship; Norfolk - 1825 - 14 years
Employment/Remarks; Ploughman. McKenzie, Bathurst with James Woodgate. who is the Overseer
1831 - 2 May. Ticket of Leave
Year of Birth; 1804
Native Place; Suffolk
Trade or calling;
Trial Date; 5 Aug 1824
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/2 in
Hair; Brown, Light.
Remarks; For apprehending 3 runaways ....
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 30th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1803-00-00, date of death 1883-00-00, gender m