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Joseph August

Joseph August, one of 200 convicts transported on the Indian, July 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph August
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1847
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Indian
Departure date: July, 1810
Arrival date: 16th December, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 19 (11)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th November, 2021 wrote:

1817 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1817
Name; Joseph August
Ship; Indian - Dec 1810
Where Tried; Kingston - March 1808
Sentence; Life
How Disposed off and Remarks; DEAD **** [ this appears to be an error in the Record]

1819 - 31 Jan -. Ticket of Leave. NO; 211 / 1310. Place of Residence; Windsor

1821 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1821
How Disposed off and Remarks; Windsor Hospital. In the Colony

1831 - 12 May 1831. Ticket of Leave. No; 31/228
Trial; Surry Assizes. Date; 24 March 1808. Allowed to remain in the District of Parramatta. Altered to Windsor 2 September 1831

1834 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons.
Name: Joseph August
Age: 52 [1782]
Origin Place: London
Conviction Date: 4 Mar 1808 - Surrey Assizes - Life
Pardon Date: 3 Sep 1834
Record Type: Conditional
Trade; Labourer
Offence; Sheep Stealing
Height; 5 ft 6 inches
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel

1847 -  Australia, Death Index
Name: Joseph August
Death Date: 1847
Death Place: Windsor, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1847696 32b

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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