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Joseph Bellefield

Joseph Bellefield, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Bellefield
Aliases: Bellfield
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Brassfounder
Date of Death: -
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 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 122. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-1,433,423,L,80
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 10th September, 2013 wrote:

Joseph Bellefield was convicted at Warwick on 04/04/1829 for housebreaking and stealing money and a plate. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Surrey’, arriving 13/12/1829.

Gaol Report: Good
Hulk Report: Orderly

b. abt 1807 Birmingham; brown hair; dk blue eyes; Brass Founder; married, 1 child - at Birmingham.

Conditional Pardon 27/05/1840
Free Certificate 1843

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th September, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1, date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime

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