George Pinnock II

1826 - 1901

Claimant or beneficiary


Grandson and heir of Hon. George Pinnock and son of Charlotte Pinnock (each of whom q.v.). A minor at the time of compensation, his trustees were awarded the slave compensation for the enslaved people on New Shafston.

  1. In 1848 George emigrated to Australia with his mother, sisters Charlotte and Grace and the latter's husband John Milbourne Augustus Marsh, where they joined Philip Pinnock Jnr [Philip Pinnock V], who had emigrated in 1843. Philip (d.1912) became Sheriff of Queensland, while his brother George (d.1901) practised as a solicitor in Sydney and later Bathurst. Charlotte Jnr (d.1873) married Henry Stuart Russell of Darling Downs (1818-89) in Sydney 1 March 1851. Charlotte Snr ultimately returned to England, where she died in 1870.


  1. Diary of John Augustus Milbourne Marsh (1819-1891) 1848, transcribed by Michael Heath-Caldwell, from Betty Harrison Family Archives (Brisbane AUS, 2009): [accessed 18/08/2017]; "Early Queensland Reminiscences", The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic., 1864 - 1946), 22 November 1913; "Queensland Memories", The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) 9 June 1934; 'In the Fifties', The Week, 25 October 1901, p. 6; The Queenslander, 4 January 1902, p. 8; 'Death of Mr Philip Pinnock', Brisbane Courier, 19 July 1912, p. 9; The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, 1 March 1851, p. 3; Evening News, 17 February 1874. All press sources available through the National Library of Australia:; [accessed 18/08/2017].

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£829 3s 11d

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Australia: New South Wales 
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Solicitor in Sydney. His brother Philip (d. 1912) was sheriff of Queensland. ...

Relationships (3)

Grandson → Grandfather
Son → Mother