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Joseph Chant, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th July, 1790
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 31 (17)
||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 24th September, 2017 wrote:
Joseph Chant was transported for ‘stealing 4 barton fowls’. He was tried on 26/7/1787 and was listed as on the ‘Neptune’.
8/7/1790: Joseph was buried - he arrived in a desperate condition due to the horrific conditions on the voyage.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 24th September, 2017 made the following changes:
date of death: 8th July, 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime