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Spurway, George (1806–1885)

George Spurway was sentenced to life transportation for stealing four gold sovereigns, two gold guineas and other items to the value of one pound. He arrived in Sydney in 1829 aboard the Claudine. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1838 and a pardon in 1846.

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'Spurway, George (1806–1885)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/spurway-george-26425/text34245, accessed 14 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

27 June 1806
Shute, Devon, England

Death

30 April 1885
Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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Crime: theft
Sentence: life