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Joseph Atkinson, one of 336 convicts transported on the Barrosa, 31 July 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 82. http://www.historyaustralia.org.au/twconvic/Barossa+1839. http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict.
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd April, 2018 wrote:
Joseph ATKINSON was convicted at Somerset Assizes, England on 4 Aug 1838. 10 yr transportation sentence - sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Barossa’ 1839.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd April, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 82. http://www.historyaustralia.org.au/twconvic/Barossa+1839. http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project.
Ann Marie Gould on 2nd July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), crime