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Seymour, George (1794–1861)

George Seymour was sentenced to 14 years' transportation for counterfeiting bank notes. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Asia in 1820.  He was described as 5 feet 7 inches, with a ruddy complexion, pock pitted, sandy hair and grey eyes.

He married Mary Steward in 1822 and in the mid 1830s left her for Elizabeth Reynolds. Following Elizabeth's death in 1853 he married Jane Whitelaw.

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'Seymour, George (1794–1861)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/seymour-george-24546/text33241, accessed 27 July 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

8 December 1794
Reading, Berkshire, England

Death

13 July 1861
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
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Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: forgery
Sentence: 14 years