Status: Complete

No.: 712/93

Name: George Thomas Blantern

Date when portrait was taken: 27th September 1893

Native Place: England

Year of Birth: 1858

Arrived in Colony Ship: Lorata

Arrived in Colony Year: 1887

From where:

Trade or occupation previous to conviction: Printer

Religion: Church of England

Education, degree of: Read & Write

Height feet: 5

Height inches: 5

Weight in lbs. On committal: 9.1

Weight in lbs. On discharge:

Colour of hair: Brown

Colour of eyes: Grey



Marks or special features: Scar on left Temple Mole on left arm near Muscle Scar inside Right Thigh

Where and when tried: Rockhampton 23 Septr. 1893

Offence: Murder

Sentence: Death

Remarks: Hanged 23 Oct:1893

No of previous portrait:

Reference or Instructions:

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His weight is 9.1 which I am presuming is 9stone 1pound. How would you prefer this transcribed? Or does it need a different field? Also "No of previous portrait" has a typo.

Queensland State Archives

Hi Wendy - weight as 9.1 is fine, thanks. I will fix the typo - good spotting!