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Joshua Bowler

Joshua Bowler, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joshua Bowler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmers man
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 Life

Crime: Set fire to a haystack
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 263 (133)
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

Anonymous on 12th May, 2012 wrote:

Joshua was tried at Aylesbury, he had no prior convictions, was married with 1 child, could read, protestant, 5’8" tall, ruddy fair complexion, native place was Buckinghamshire, was a Farmers man, brown hair, light hazel eyes, woman tattooed on left arm and was transported for firing a haystack.

1828 census: Labourer assigned to the Australian Agricultural Company, Port Stephens.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 10th May, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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