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Joseph Bull, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||3rd November, 1797
|Date of Death:
||10th June, 1871
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Leicester Boro' Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 11 (7)
||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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D Wong on 5th January, 2014 wrote:
Joseph Bull was the son of Thomas Bull and Sarah BLull, Leicestershire. He fought alongside is father in the battle of Waterloo, losing the thumb of his left hand in battle.
Sent to Windsor and assigned to William Clarke, Wilberforce.
11/1/1837: Married Elizabeth Dowie at St Andrew’s Church, Sydney. They had 9 children.
Joseph became a licensed Auctioneer and Postmaster at Goulburn, co-founder of a business firm Bull and Woodward, warden at St Saviours Church, an elected member of various committees including the Goulurn Hospital, Fire Brigade, Agricultural Society, Goulburn School and Goulburn Railway.
He became a very successful business man.
10/6/1871: Joseph died of Apoplexy, aged 73.
21/6/1877: Elizabeth died, aged 61. They are buried at St Saviour’s Anglican Cemetery, Goulburn.
Joseph and Elizabeth Bull had owned the colonial villa “St Clair”, in Sloane Street Goulburn, now home to the Goulburn District Historical Society.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th January, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth 3rd November, 1797, date of death 10th June, 1871, gender, occupation, crime