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Details for the convict George Carey (1835)

Convict Name:George Carey
Trial Place:Wilts Assizes
Trial Date:8 March 1834
Sentence:Life
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Arrival Details
Ship:England (3)
Arrival Year:1835
 
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George partnered Peter Scallion (Royal Sovereign 1834) and six others Robert Bingden "Bingham", Joseph Saunders, Richard Jones aka Knight, Samuel Ellis, James Hickey & William Barnes (ships unknown) in bush ranging and shooting murder on 8 May 1839 of Andrew Shandley (Shandley) at Sutton Forest NSW. All were convicted and sentenced to death with Scallion, Carey & Saunders hanged and Hickey, Barnes, Jones and Ellis commuted to life Norfolk Island. Source; Sydney Moniter & Commercial Advocate 6 November 1839 p2 & 29 Nov 1839 p2 and The Colonist 3 July 1839 p2, 6 Nov 1839 p2, 7 Nov 1839 p2, 23 Nov 1839 p2 & 27 Nov 1839 p3 Sydney Gazette NSW advertiser 7 Nov 1839 p2 and The Australian 23 Nov 1839 p3 & 28 Nov 1839 p3 and Sydney Herald 25 November 1839 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014

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Research notes

George was born about 1813 Wiltshire
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014
George was tried and convicted at Wiltshire Assizes on 8 March 1834 and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014
George arrived Sydney aged about 21 aboard England on 28 September 1835
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014
George and five others were convicted on 5 November 1839 of bush ranging and the shooting murder of Andred Snandley (Shandley) on 8 May 1839 at Sutton Forest NSw and all sentenced to death.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014
George together with Joseph Saunders and Peter Scallion were hanged on 26 November 1839 in Sydney NSW. Source; The Australian 28 November 1839 page 3 and others.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 June 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/10, p.77

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