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Joseph Burnett

Joseph Burnett, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Burnett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 184
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

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 wrote:

Joseph Burnett is listed in the 1828 NSW census as a servant to John Wigley and family.

1828 NSW Census at Parramatta
John Wigley, age 52, shoemaker, protestant(Indian, 1810, 14 yrs)and his family, wife Elizabeth, age 38, ( Mary Ann, 1816, 7 yrs), children, all born in the colony, Timothy, 9, John, 6, and Susannah, 4, and 2 convict servants, Jane Mushins, 15 (Louisa 1827, 7 yrs) and Joseph Burnett, 28, (Malabar, 1819 life).

D Wong on 27th July, 2019 wrote:

Joseph Burnett was listed as 21 years old on arrival.

Native Place: London.

Joseph was 5’4ΒΌ” tall, fair pale complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes.

1829: TOL Parramatta

8/2/1836: TOL cancelled for dishonest conduct.

20/4/1843: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench
4/8/1845: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench
1/6/1844: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench
1846: Recommended for a CP
30/7/1847: CP

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 27th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 27th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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