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From: "Liz Denten" <>
Subject: Re: [GEELONG] George Palmer STEEL absconder from VDL
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 11:42:53 +1100
The Archives Office of Tasmania have a number of online indexes-
www.archives.tas.gov.au Look under "name indexes" in the left hand menu. I
had a quick look in the 'departures' and didn't see your man, but it was
only a very quick look.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anne" <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 9:47 PM
Subject: [GEELONG] George Palmer STEEL absconder from VDL
> Hello Everyone,
> My Greatgrandfather George Palmer STEEL married in Ballarat in 1855 and
> they had 3 children. His wife and 3rd child died in 1860 and he married
> his 2nd wife...my greatgrandmother in Geelong in 1865.
> Not long ago I discovered George had been transported to VDL from
> Cheltenham Gloucestershire arriving in VDL on the "Stratheden" age 15yrs
> Christmas Day 1845. His name then was George Palmer. He absconded from
> VDL 1852. He was tried and convicted in Hobart as George Steel in 1861,
> served 12 mts in Port Arthur and granted his freedom in 1862.
> Can anyone tell me if and how I can find shipping records between VDL and
> Victoria and hopefully find his name on some passanger lists please? I am
> hoping to find how and when he reached Vic, then was taken back to
> Hobart and then returned to Victoria.
> Any help would be wonderful.
> Ann in Brisbane
> For on-line indexes and information on Geelong and District
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