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Joseph Charles

Joseph Charles, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Charles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Horse theft
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 276
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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Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 wrote:

Hertford Assizes
The following prisoners were tried and convicted: William Barnard, for stealing a horse at Hitchin, the properly of John Evened; Joseph Charles, for stealing a mare at Hatfield, the property of William Pratchett; and Richard Styles, for stealing a lamb at Hatfield the property of the Marquis of Salisbury.
British Press, 26 July 1819.


On Wednesday last, seven male convicts were removed from Hertford gaol, and put on board tlic Retribution hulk at Sheerness, viz. William Barnard, John Dickerson, William Pitts, Joseph Charles, John Woodcroft, transported for life; and Charles Burton and Thomas Blott, for seven years each.
Morning Advertiser, 25 Sept 1819


Colonial Secretary Index.

CHARLES, Joseph. Per “Mangles”, 1820

1823 Aug 22 - On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.23)

1823 Oct 28 - Convict servant of John Earl. To be victualled from the Stores at Newcastle for six months (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.483)

1824 Jan - On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 p.175)

1824 Feb 7 - On monthly return of convicts assigned in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham; to John Tucker (Senior) (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.77)

NSW Govt. Gazette, 16 Dec 1835.
Colonial Secretary’s Office, 15th December, 1835.
THE Tickets-of-Leave granted to the following prisoners have been cancelled for the reasons set against their respective names, viz:—
Joseph Charles, Mangles (1), Absent from District.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 made the following changes:


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