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Joseph Ackerley

Joseph Ackerley, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Ackerley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Milkman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 382
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 18th June, 2012 wrote:

Lancaster 21 Jan 1828- 14 years Transportation. Stealing tobacco from a dwelling house. Milkman. Single. Native Place: Manchester. Previous convictions.
Jan 25 1832 Ritchie: disobedience - 50 lashes.
Conditional Pardon No. 2512 - 13 July 1840.
Free by servitude - 21 Jan 1842.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 18th June, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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