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Joseph Coleman

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Coleman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delievery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mandarin
Departure date: 1843
Arrival date: 16th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 4th June, 2016 wrote:

Joseph Coleman was convicted at Middlesex, London on 4 Feb 1840 for stealing money from a till. 7yr sentence. Sent to Parkhurst Prison for Boys on Isle of Wight. Further transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Mandarin’ arriving 16 Oct 1843.

Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 wrote:

Joseph Coleman was given a Probationary period of 1 yr at Browns River in VDL. Released 4 March 1845. Further assignments of work service.

Term of transportation expired Feb 1847. Certificate of Freedom 11 May 1847.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 4th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Joseph, surname: Coleman, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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