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Joseph Baxter

Joseph Baxter, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Baxter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 27th December, 1863
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Adrian
Departure date: 13th April, 1830
Arrival date: 20th August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 332
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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Karol Lynn Evans on 30th September, 2017 wrote:

Mother Ann Baxter
Brother James Baxter

D Wong on 1st October, 2017 wrote:

22/8/1829 Norfolk Chronicle Norfolk, England:
Norwich Assize News
William Rudd, Joseph Baxter, and John Townson, were capitally indicted for breaking Ento the dwelling-house of William Watson Chandler, of St. George’s Colegate.

All were on board the Adrian.

1840: TOL Windsor
31/12/1847: CP

No Date: Permission to marry Eliza Rankin (Mary 1835) aged 22 with a TOL - Joseph aged 34 with a TOL.

21/9/1840: Married at St. Matthew’s, Windsor.
16/10/1837: James
5/3/1847: Mary Anne
24/7/1849: Jacob John
21/2/1852: Joseph
15/4/1861: Rose A/Rosanna

27/12/1863: Joseph died at Liverpool, NSW.
Eliza died 9/4/1864 at Picton, NSW.

Karol Lynn Evans on 11th October, 2017 wrote:

Born 1795 to Ann Baxter
In NorwichNorfolk England
James Baxter brother born 1801

Convict Changes History

Karol Lynn Evans on 30th September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 1st October, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 1795), date of death: 27th December, 1863 (prev. 0000), occupation

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