Prisoner George LANGLEY


NLA Catalogue (incorrect information)
Title George Langley, per John Renwick, taken at Port Arthur, 1874 [picture].
Extent 1 photograph on carte-de-visite mount : albumen ; 9.4 x 5.6 cm. on mount 10.5 x 6.3 cm
Part of collection: Convict portraits, Port Arthur, 1874.
Gunson Collection file 203/7/54.
Title from inscription on verso.
Inscription: “127 ; George Langley, per John Renwick, taken at Port Arthur, 1874”–In ink on verso.


George Langley was sent to trial for murder. police gazette of  27 June 1873.

George Langley was arraigned in the Supreme Court 15 July 1873, incarcerated at the Hobart Gaol and photographed by T. J. Nevin there before he sent to Port Arthur. He arrived at Port Arthur on 9th August 1876 and discharged to freedom on 19th July 1877.

George Langley arrived at Port Arthur 9th August 1876
Transferred to the Hobart Gaol 19th July 1877
Port Arthur Conduct Register 1873-76
TAHO Ref: CON94-1-2_00034_S

His sentence was remitted in 1877.

George Langley was discharged to freedom from Port Arthur on 19th – 25th July, 1877.