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Joseph Bush, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 298
||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 29th August, 2018 wrote:
**This was a long trial and may be read in full at: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18191201-19-defend281&div=t18191201-19#highlight
JOSEPH STILL, JOSEPH BUSH.
Theft: animal theft.
1st December 1819
Verdict Guilty > with recommendation; Guilty
Sentence Death; Death
JOSEPH STILL and JOSEPH BUSH were indicted for stealing, on the 2d of November, at Paddington, thirteen sheep, price 30 l., the property of William Dexter.
STILL - GUILTY. - DEATH.
Recommended to Mercy.
BUSH - GUILTY. - DEATH.
Joseph Still was also on the Agamemnon.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
BUSH, Joseph. Per “Agamemnon”, 1820
1825 Oct 26: In the employ of Daniel Judd of Pitt Town (Fiche 3139; 4/1842B No.430 pp.791-8)
1825 Nov 5: Convict in the service of Daniel Judd at the last two musters (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.550)
Native place: London
5’7½” tall, dark complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes.
Allowed to remain in the District of Hawkesbury on the recommendation of Hawkesbury Bench - 28/2/1829.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime