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Joseph Acton, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 271 (137)
||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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Anonymous on 13th May, 2012 wrote:
Joseph Acton was 16 years old when transported for stealing money.
He was: Single, no education, protestant,3 prior convictions, 5’9" tall, ruddy freckled complexion, came from Wolverhampton, brown hair, dark hazel eyes, right arm disabled. Scar over left eye.
31/8/1833: Tried in the Supreme Court for highway robbery with James Carpenter.
Joseph was found not guilty and the charges dismissed.
Joseph died in 1864, he was listed as a shepherd, Naas Valley, Queanbeyan.
Could find no marriage or children.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 13th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1804-00-00, date of death 1864-00-00, gender m
Aiden Smith on 19th May, 2014 made the following changes: