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Joseph Bishop

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Bishop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1764
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 104 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Eric Harry Daly on 11th January, 2013 wrote:

Joseph Bishop was tried at Old Bailey, London on 10 December 1783 for stealing handkerchiefs with a value of 15 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 23 at that time (May 1787)
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t17831210-61-defend781&div=t17831210-61#highlight
His occupation was listed as fisherman.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 11th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1764, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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