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Joseph Burley

Joseph Burley, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Burley
Aliases: John
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Cabinetmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 238
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 24th June, 2014 wrote:

14/6/1832: Assigned to Edward Corey, Hunter River.
17/2/1836: Absconded from E J Corey, Gostwyck.

Joseph was from Stepney, 5’3 1/2” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, tattoos.

29/10/1839: COF

1843 & 1849: received land grants, no place given.

Convict Changes History

Patricia Worth on 24th June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 24th June, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: John

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