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George Wright

George Wright, one of 202 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 15 May 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Wright
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th November, 1823
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 30th October, 1878
Age: 54 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 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Nottinghamshire Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Westmoreland
Departure date: 15th May, 1841
Arrival date: 12th September, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 313 (158)
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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Convict Changes History

Andrew Wisniewski on 24th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823-11-16, date of death 1878-10-30, gender m

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