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Joseph Collins

Joseph Collins, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Collins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 471 (237)
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

D Wong on 20th September, 2014 wrote:

Joseph Collins was transported along with Robert, Alexander for “use of force to rob a Mr George Scammel of silver coins totalling 19 shillings”.

Joseph and his wife Ellen Eliza Cheetham were witnessess at the marriage of Robert Alexander and Mary Theresa McCarthy at the Church of England Chapel at Sutton Forest on 14/4/1837.

2/5/1835: COF

Joseph was in Kiama in 1852.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th September, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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