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George Johnson (c. 1768–?)

George Johnson was sentenced to 7 years transportation 8 August 1789 at the Northumberland Assizes. He arrived in Sydney in July 1791 aboard the Matilda as part of the Third Fleet. By 1806 he was living with Mary Watts and working for Henry Kable as a sealer. His occupation was given as labourer in 1822 and landholder in 1825. He lived in the Windsor area.

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c. 1768

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years