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George Wright

George Wright, one of 190 convicts transported on the Egyptian, 05 April 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Wright
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Joiner
Date of Death: 29th February, 1884
Age: 62 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln (Lindsey) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Egyptian
Departure date: 5th April, 1839
Arrival date: 23rd August, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 18
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

Jean Machon on 28th November, 2011 wrote:

Partner of Ann Rathbone (convict life) and had Ellen, Isabella b 1853, Joseph b 1855, Elizabeth b 1857 and maybe Mary Ann b 1846 (my g grandmother)no record of marriage. Permission to marry dated 5 April 1846 - Launceston

Darren on 25th January, 2015 wrote:

Had a number of children with Ann RATHBONE including:

Isabella WRIGHT (11-Nov-1853) - Launceston
Joseph WRIGHT (17-Jun-1855) - Launceston
Elizabeth WRIGHT (15-Dec-1857) - Launceston

It is also likely that he was the father of another child of Ann RATHBONE’s namely:

Sarah Ann WRIGHT (25-May-1846) although father name is not shown on birth entry only RATHBONE. However, George WRIGHT and Ann RATHBONE had permission to marry issued on 31-Mar-1846 although no entry can be found of the marriage actually occurring.

Convict Changes History

Jean Machon on 28th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1822-00-00, gender m

Darren on 25th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 29th February, 1884 (prev. 0000)

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