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Josiah Bird, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Cambridge Quarter Session
27th October, 1819
5th April, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 247 (125)
||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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Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Gazette, 4 Mar 1825
Josiah Bird, 274, 5 ft. 5¾ in. dark complexion, black hair, dark brown eyes, 39 years of age, a farmers’ labourer, tried at Cambridge Oct. 1818, sentence 7 years, arrived in this Colony per Coromandel 1820, native at Cambridgeshire, little finger on the left hand crippled and scarred, absconded from the Prisoners’ Barracks Feb. 23, 1825.—£2 Reward.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation