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George Thomas York

George Thomas York, one of 250 convicts transported on the Joseph Somes, 18 December 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Thomas York
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Salop, Shrewsbury Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Joseph Somes
Departure date: 18th December, 1845
Arrival date: 19th May, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 409 (206)
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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Anonymous on 8th April, 2012 wrote:

George Thomas York was born 1803 in Sherrif Hales,Shrops.
Married to Ann Lewis-Jones of Dawley. Farmed at "Woodlands" Little Dawley.
3 children, Sarah Elizabeth, Martha and 3mth old George when transported in 1845.
Was he the same George who married Eleanor Holmes in 1846 Rokeby, Hobart ?
His wife Ann remarried in 1857 Dawley. Have all his records, but no remarriage or
death or return to uk.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 8th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1803-00-00, gender m

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