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Joseph Askey

Joseph Askey, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 12 November 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Askey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Brass worker
Date of Death: 18th May, 1870
Age: -

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: Coining
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 12th November, 1838
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 383 (193)
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

H.beck on 22nd June, 2012 wrote:

Joseph died in the town of Grafton, in the Clarence River area of northeastern NSW, Australia. He died of a heart attack at the resident of one Henry Thorpe at 709 Queen Street, Grafton and an Inquest was held on 24 May 1870.
Death Certificate Ref: NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration No. 1870/003747]

Convict Changes History

H.beck on 22nd June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1870-05-18, gender m

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