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Joseph Anderson

Joseph Anderson, one of 204 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 28 March 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Anderson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Waterman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Norfolk. Great Yarmouth Boro. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 28th March, 1848
Arrival date: 14th July, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land from Bermuda
Passenger manifest Travelled with 204 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 288. Tasmanian Archives - Convicts. http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=999. Cornwall Chronicle newspaper 08/02/1851
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th October, 2012 wrote:

Joseph Anderson was convicted at Yarmouth, Norfolk 28/12/1843 of robbing a man of 30/- near Yarmouth. (Previous - stealing a pair of bellows from a yacht - 3mths.)  7 yr Transportation sentence.

Joseph was first transported to Bermuda.

Joseph departed Bermuda 28/03/1848, arriving Van Diemens Land 28/11/1848.

Native Place: Norwich. Occupation - Waterman. 5’6”; sandy hair; blue eyes; ruddy complexion; 25 yrs of age; single man; can read. Protestant.

Father: Clement; Mother: M (Mary ?)
Brothers: William; John; Clement
Sisters: Martha, M (Mary ?)

Convict no. 999. Class C.
Assignments at Bridgewater, Campbell St. and Macquarie St. Hobart.

Ticket of Leave granted.

Colonial Offence:
27/12/1848: Larceny (under 5 pounds) - Ticket of Leave revoked.

13/08/1850: Ticket of Leave granted.

01/02/1851: Free Certificate. (ref. Cornwall Chronicle 08/02/1851).

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1823, gender, occupation, crime

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