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George Worrall (1787–1827)

George Worrall, a waggoner, was sentenced to life transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1813 aboard the Earl Spencer. He was described as being 5 feet 9½ inches (176.5 cms) tall, with a fair pale complexion, light brown hair and hazel eyes. He was forwarded to Rev. Samuel Marsden at Parramatta for distribution and was assigned to Mr Faultless. By 1818 he had been assigned to John Dight. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1822. He gave his occupation as labourer in the 1822 Muster. In 1825 he gave his occupation as farmer.

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Life Summary [details]


Cheshire, England


5 February, 1827 (aged ~ 40)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Crime: unknown
Sentence: life