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Joseph Booth

Joseph Booth, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 1885
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 13 (8)
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

D Wong on 20th May, 2018 wrote:

2/9/1817 Manchester Mercury, England: Prisoners that have taken their trials - Joseph Booth, John Hankin, and William Grifith, burglary at Liverpool - Guilty.

Joseph Booth was about 19 years old on arrival in NSW.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
BOOTH, Joseph. Per “Isabella”, 1818

1818 Sep 22:  On list of convicts disembarked from the “Glory” and “Isabella” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.57)

1821 May:  Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.24)

5/6/1821: Married Hannah Cooper at St Johns, Parramatta - Hannah arrived free per ‘Ann 1810’ - her father Robert Cooper was a soldier in the 11/73 regiment.  Hannah was born 1803-1874.  They had 15 children.

1828 Census: Joseph, 29, free by servitude, Isabella, 1818, 7 years, Protestant, tailor, Parramatta
Booth, Hannah, 24, came free, Ann, 1809, Protestant
Booth, Jos. Jr. 7, born in the colony
Booth, Eliza, 6 born in the colony
Booth, Robert 3, born in the colony
Booth, James 1 born in the colony

C1885: Joseph died at Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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