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Joseph Blackwell, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th March, 1860
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 268
||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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Lynette Anne Graham on 10th February, 2016 wrote:
My great great great grandfather. Exported to Bloomfild married Anne Timmy, Had children and found drownd.
D Wong on 10th February, 2016 wrote:
Joseph Blackwell was 23 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘stealing 2 hen fowls’.
Joseph was 5’3” tall, sing,e dark complexion, black hair, brown eyes, mermaid inside right arm, J.P. inside left arm.
1832: Assigned to Mr. J. Scott
1833: Assigned to Mr. J. Trill
1835: Assigned to Mr. Job Trott.
Nov. 1836: TOL
3/10/1837: Married Ann Timmy (free) – could not find names of children.
31/3/1860 Hobart Town Daily Mercury:
An inquest was held at Mr. Wilcox’s, New Inn, on Thursday, 29th March, before J. F. Sharland, Esq., Coroner, on the body of Joseph Blackwell, found in the River Clyde on Wednesday, the 28th inst. It appeared from the evidence that the deceased was seen on the Hamilton Race Course on Thursday, the 22nd, at about 6 o’clock in the evening. He had been drinking. Dr. Leach made a post mortem examination on the body, and gave as his opinion that deceased came to his death from suffocation. Verdict-Found drowned, but not any evidence to show how deceased came into the water.
Ruth Moon on 19th June, 2016 wrote:
Joseph came from Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. He and Joseph Dobyns stole two hen fowls from J. Stokes of Pauntley.
Convict Changes History
Lynette Anne Graham on 10th February, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 10th February, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Blackwall, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th March, 1860 (prev. 0000), occupation