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Joseph Clift

Joseph Clift, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Clift
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 2nd May, 1822
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 155 (79)
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 16th April, 2019 wrote:

Seven years transportation. Joseph Clift, for stealing 37 yards of kerseymere, property of E. and Jas. Salter at Trowbridge.
Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 13 Aug 1821 and Bath Chronicle, 16 Aug 1821

Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2019 wrote:

Hulk Report, National Archives, HO9-9-2. p.54
Received on hulk from Fisherton Gaol, 25 Oct 1821, with 10 other prisoners.
Jos. Clift, age 21, convicted at New Sarum of a felony, 4 Aug 22, for 7 years. Left hulk for NSW   26 Nov 1822.

D Wong on 12th July, 2019 wrote:

2/5/1822: Joseph Clift died on the voyage.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 12th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd May, 1822 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 12th July, 2019 made the following changes:


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