BiographyGeorge Rope was born 28 May 1824 in Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia to John Rope (1795-1845) and Maria Field (1801-1842) and died 7 December 1875 in Mudgee Gaol, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia of hanging. He married Margaret Behan (1831-1855) 5 April 1853 in Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.
He was hanged for shooting dead the wife of his brother, Robert Rope (1821-1892).
|Offspring of George Rope and Margaret Behan (1831-1855)|
|Thomas Rope (1854-1854)|| |
|John Thomas Rope (1855-1855)|| |
|Matilda Rope (1856-1938)||22 March 1856 Oakfield, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia||7 September 1938 Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia|| James William Honeysett (1849-1934)|
|Henry Rope (1858-1909)|