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George Howell
Male 1776 - 1839


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  • Birth  May 1776  Bradley Juxta Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Name  George Owle 
    Baptism  23 Jun 1776  Saint Mary and All Saints, Bradley Juxta Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Imprisoned  1800 - 1802  County Gaol, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Sentenced  24 Aug 1800  Assizes, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location ; Horse Stealing at Gnosall
    Transported  12 Feb 1802  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location ; On the Persue arriving 4 Aug 1802
    Buried  1839  Saint Peter's, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Feb 1839  Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Person ID  I4088  bolstridge
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2017 

    Mother  Mary Howell,   b. Abt 1758 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F1316  Group Sheet

    Family  Hannah Eastbury,   b. 1782,   d. 2 Oct 1851, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1804  Penal Colony, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Partners  Abt 1804  Not a formal Marriage
    • Still officially married to Elisha Doctor Hill
    Notes 
    • This information was found on the internet.http://www.escribe.com/genealogy/DavisCornr/m706.html " >source


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      Thomas Howell was the third child of George Howell and Hannah Hill. George Howell was born in 1760 in Staffordshire England. George was a convict who arrived on the 'Perseus' on the 4.8.1802. Hannah Hill, also a convict was born in England in 1769. Hannah was already married and was forced to leave her husband and two small sons. She arrived in Australia on the 24.6.1804 aboard the 'Experimant'.

      Thomas was born in Parramatta on the 10.11.1809 where he spent his childhood with his family, George and Hannah had nine children. George was granted a conditional pardon on the 4.6.1806, later purchasing the 'Wind and Water Mill' from the government, where he used to grind wheat and corn for the colony. Thomas with his older brother, George jnr, and younger brother Walter, grew up learning about the mill industry from there father. George jnr died in an accident at the mill. leaving his wife Elizabeth, nee Brown and five small children. Thomas married Elizabeth Crowley on the 28.2.1832 at Richmand. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Crowley and Jane Bryan(t).

      Thomas and Elizabeth were to have ten children from 1833-1856. They were all born at Richmond where her parents lived. Thomas's father died in 1839, and in his will he left 1050 acres of land at Bilpin, 1 Mill and two dwellings at Richmond, 2 Mill's and a dwelling at Parramatta and twenty acres of land at Evan. After the death of his mother, Hannah in 1851, Thomas and his family moved to Pretty Plains (now Millthorpe) and there he established a mill. Thomas died at Pretty Plains on the 3.4.1876 and was buried at Orange. His
      wife Elizabeth died on the 17.1.1891 at Cudal and is buried there.

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      See Also Hannah's Notes
    Children 
     1. George Howell,   b. 29 Apr 1805, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1838, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Ann Howell,   b. 31 Jan 1807, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1842, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Howell,   b. 10 Nov 1809, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1876, Pretty Plains, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Walter Howell,   b. 2 Aug 1812, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1891, Cudgell Creek, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Peter Howell,   b. 24 Feb 1814, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1861, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Matilda Howell,   b. 3 Jun 1816, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1891, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Vincent Howell,   b. 25 Dec 1817, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1855, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Howell,   b. 13 Dec 1818, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1875, Meadow Flat, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Susannah Howell,   b. 14 Dec 1821, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1885, Cudal, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1010  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - May 1776 - Bradley Juxta Stafford, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 23 Jun 1776 - Saint Mary and All Saints, Bradley Juxta Stafford, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1804 - Penal Colony, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1839 - Saint Peter's, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • George Howell was sentenced at Staffordshire 18/ 8/ 1800 for stealing a bay Gelding. The sentence was death. He was reprieved to transported for life. He sailed from Spithead 12 Feb 1802 on " Persue " arrived in Sydney 4 August 1802.
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      STAFFORDSHIRE ADVERTISER JUNE 28TH 1800
      STAFFORD SAT June 28 1800
      Committed to our county gaol. John Brooks, charged with ftealing out of a boat at Alrewas 36lb, of cotton; Thomas Hodge, with ftealing four yards of cloth, and a pitch fork, the property of Mary Martin, and two pecks of peafe, the property of G. Wood of Seighford; Thomas Francis and Mary Francis, charged with ftealing a quantity of wheat in the chaff, the property of J. B. Harding, Efq, of Drayton in Hales; **George Owle**, with ftealing a horfe, the property of James Bradshaw, of Knightley; Nathaniel Hadley and Benjamin Franks, charged with ftealing three bundles of rod iron, the property of Meffrs. Wright and Jeffon, of West Bromwich, and, Edward Sparrow, on suspicion of ftealing two ewe fheep and one lamb, the property of Hugh Moore, of Tettenhall.
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      STAFFORDSHIRE SUMMER ASSIZES AUG 13TH 1800
      CALENDAR OF THE PRISONERS FOR FELONY AND MISDEMEANORS
      IN THE GAOL FOR THE SAID COUNTY
      HAUGHTON FARMER OKEOVER ESQ SHERIFF
      Entry 44 George Owle aged 23
      Committed June 12th, by the Rev Mr Higgins, charged with having stolen a
      Bay gelding, the property of James Bradshaw, of Knightley
      Condemned (written endorsement)
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      STAFFORDSHIRE ADVERTISER AUGUST 23RD 1800
      STAFFORD SAT August 23
      Our Affizes did not end before Saturday afternoon. The following prifoners were capitally convicted and received fentence of death, viz, Emma Vernon, for riotoufly affembling with other perfons above the number of twelve, and continuing together for one hour after Proclamation, at Lane End; Zacharia Edwards for robbing Richard Davis on the highway; William Hyde alias Lowe; for a burglary in the dwelling houfe of Joseph Coley; **George Owle** for ftealing a bay gelding, the property of James Bradshaw; and
      Zachariah Edwards and Emma Vernon are to be executed on Satuday the 30th inst; but the others were reprieved before the Judge left the town.
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      STAFFORDSHIRE LENT ASSIZES MARCH 11 1801
      CALENDER OF THE PRISONERS FOR FELONY AND MISDEMEANORS
      IN THE GAOL FOR THE SAID COUNTY
      William Hyde alias Lowe ))
      George Owle )Condemned )Remain to be Transported
      Edward Sparrow)Summer Assizes 1800)according to their respective
      Emma Birks alias Vernon))sentences
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      George arrived 4.8.1802 on " Perseus " , sentenced to life at Staffordshire in 1802
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  • Sources 
    1. [S620] See Baptism, ( Details from Entry;).

    2. [S630] Staffordshire Summer Assizes Aug 13th 1800, Official Assize Court Papers, ( Calendar of Felons;), Entry 44.
      Age 23 on conviction in 1800

    3. [S502] Parish Registers STS, Bradley Juxta Stafford, ( Original Register;), 23 June 1776 Babtism.
      George bastard son of Mary Owle

    4. [S153] Convicts to Port Jackson, NSW, Lesley Uebel, ( Internet Database;).


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