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Joseph Bunton

Joseph Bunton, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Bunton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th August, 1883
Age: 87 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Essex, Colchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 50
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

Mark Hillyer on 19th July, 2020 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom 18 September 1832

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 3rd April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1796-00-00, date of death 1883-00-00, gender m

Mark Hillyer on 19th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 10th August, 1883 (prev. 1883), crime

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