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Manning, George (1811–1907)

George Manning, a shoemaker and labourer, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing bread. He arrived in Sydney in 1829 aboard the Norfolk. According to the ship's indent he was 18-years-old, could read and write, was a Protestant, and had no previous convictions. He was 5 feet 6½ inches (168 cms) tall, had a ruddy freckled complexion, brown hair and light hazel eyes. He was assigned as a government servant to L. Treasener [?] at Wilberforce.

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'Manning, George (1811–1907)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/manning-george-17229/text36693, accessed 28 July 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1811
Windsor, Berkshire, England

Death

22 July 1907
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

bronchitis

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Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years