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Joseph Brown

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Glamorgan Assizes
Sentence term: Life
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 162
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 9th October, 2018 wrote:

Joseph Brown was 28 years old on arrival - native place: Cheshire.

Joseph was literate, protestant, single, 5’4½” tall, sallow and pockpitted complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, small blue scar on left side of forehead, scar on left jaw, small mole on left breast bone, large scar inside lower right arm, scar inside top of middle and little fingers of right hand, scar back of lower left arm, scar on left shin.

1850: TOL Hartley.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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