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George Woodman

George Woodman, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Woodman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1841
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 3rd July, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 159 (81)
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

Wendy Smith on 14th March, 2019 wrote:

Convicted for stealing plate. reference ‘List of Male Convicts by the ship Aurora’.  Interestingly trade or calling is as a Violin player (indifferent)aged 17.  Married Jane Wilson nee Getty 26 August 1840 at Gundaroo by Rev. Edward Smith (Church of England).  Died June 1841 after being shot near Woodman’s Inn, Gundaroo.  Biographical Register of Canberra and Goulburn.

Wendy Smith on 14th March, 2019 wrote:

Approval for marriage granted June 30 1840 when George Woodman was 24.  Register of Convict Application to Marry.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 14th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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