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Joseph Booth

Joseph Booth, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster, Manchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 166
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 6th October, 2018 wrote:

Joseph Booth was 31 years old on arrival - Native Place: Manchester.

Joseph was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’11½” tall, ruddy and freckled, brown hair, hazel eyes, right eye darker that the left, eyebrows meeting, mole on left cheek, woman, J x B M x B W B inside lower right arm, scar back of middle finger of right hand, E x K, half moon, and seven stars inside lower left arm.

9/8/1852: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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