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Joseph Alexander

Joseph Alexander, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Alexander
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th March, 1806
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 20th May, 1878
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 143 (73)
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

Cherryl Hubbard on 13th November, 2013 wrote:

He was sent to Australia along with his brother Mathias.  The third, Edward Alexander was ‘no prosecution’ They feloniously destroyed machinery during the swing riots!

Convict Changes History

Cherryl Hubbard on 13th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 16th March, 1806, date of death 20th May, 1878, gender, occupation, crime

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