PAGE George

Name George PAGE
Country Of Origin England
Born 1796
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1796, Hastings, Sussex, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse Wife and two children in England
Trial 15 February 1827, Central Criminal Court, London
Sentence Transportation for life for pocket-picking: stealing one pocketbook, valued at five shillings, from a person.
Arrival 30 November 1827 on the convict ship, Asia
Police Number 452
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other Seven years of watchmaking experience in England.

February 1828: Absconded from the Colonial Hospital on the 21 February 1828, reward offered.

1853: Last entry on convict conduct record, ‘struck off records.’

Death unknown
TAHO: CON31/1/34, CON23/1/3, CON14/1/50, CON34/1/2.
Web: Founders & Survivors convict database; Old Bailey Online, Reference No. t18270215-101, 16 February 1827; Ancestry: London, England, Newgate Calendar of Prisoners 1827.
Hobart Town Gazette 8 March 1828.