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Joseph Bingham

Joseph Bingham, one of 290 convicts transported on the Earl Grey, 27 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Bingham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 21st July, 1816
Occupation: 'ploman' & farm labourer
Date of Death: 30th July, 1860
Age: 44 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 27th July, 1838
Arrival date: 21st November, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 311 (157)
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

Judith Murphy on 15th May, 2020 wrote:

Born July 1816 in Norton, Derbyshire.
Married Mary Ann Bowley, née Ford, (widow) at St Andrews Scots Church, Sydney, on 26 September 1853.
Died 30th July 1860 in Bathurst, NSW.

Convict Changes History

John Bingham on 27th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 21st July, 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th July, 1860 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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