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Joseph Buckley

Joseph Buckley, one of 306 convicts transported on the Corona, 13 October 1866

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Buckley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1842
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Southampton, Winchester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Corona
Departure date: 13th October, 1866
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1866
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 186
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 11th January, 2018 wrote:

16/7/1864 Hampshire Telegraph Hampshire, England:
George Lait and Joseph Buckley pleaded guilty to feloniously setting fire to a stack of straw, the property of at John Taylor at Romsey, on the 16th of May, 1864.
Sentence - seven years’ penal servitude.

George Lait arrived WA per ‘Vimiera 1865’.

Joseph Buckley was 22 years old on arrival in WA., he was single, 4’11” tall, dark brown hair, brown eyes, oval face, fair complexion, slight build, scar on left knee, sore on throat, left eye contracted, literate.

24/5/1868: TOL
23/9/1871: COf

Comments: Labourer, general servant.  On whaling cruise, 7/4/1874.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th January, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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