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Details for the convict George Bell (1828)

Convict Name:George Bell
Trial Place:York (West Riding) Quarter Session
Trial Date:17 January 1828
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Eliza III (1)
Arrival Year:1828
 
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Research notes

George was born 3 Mar 1812 in Halifax Yorkshire & christened &19th April 1812 Square Chapel Halifax the 6th of eight children of Joseph Bell &Susannah Young
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
Tried Wakefield Sessions 17 Jan 1828 for stealing twenty yards of canvas wrapper, convicted & sentenced to 7 years transportation as noted West Riding Quarter Sessions Indictment Book.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
George arrived in Sydney aboard Eliza 18 Nov 1828, Indent shows he was a farm boy in Halifax &shows he previously served 2 years imprisonment. Certificate of Freedom 36/0210 was granted 11 April 1836.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
George married Mary McCormick on 28 oct 1837 at St Peter Church Campbelltown by banns with the consent of the Governor. At that time his occupation was noted as "farmer"
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
George & Mary had five known children ; Susan about 1836 Thorn Hill Menangle NSW, Sarah 1840 Menangle, George 1841 Menangle, Frederick John about 1844 Menangle & Mary Ann 1846 Campbelltown NSW
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
By 1855 the family had moved to Mt Pleasant Estate Bathurst NSW & later to Dubbo NSW
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014
George died of "senile decay" on 20 Aug 1895 at home Talbrager Street Dubbo NSW and was buried 22 Aug 1895 C of E Cemetery Dubbo NSW
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 7 May 2014

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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/6, p.427

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