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Joseph Canbay

Joseph Canbay, one of 200 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], August 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Canbay
Aliases: Canby
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Gibraltar Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: August, 1811
Arrival date*: 31st March, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 55 (29)
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 12th May, 2019 wrote:

Tas. Records, CON13-1-3p28
A list of eight persons at Van Diemen’s land claiming their certificates of Freedom, with details of their convictions, and their descriptions taken on their arrival in Sydney Cove. Signed and Dated, Colonial Secretary’s Office, F. Goulburn, Sydney, 9 Feb 1824.

Joseph Canby, arrived “Guildford (1)” in 1812; tried Gibraltar Ct. Ml., 8 Apr 1810, sentenced to 14 years. Trade, servant, age 33.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 12th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Canby, gender: m

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