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Joseph Cordingly

Joseph Cordingly, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Cordingly
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Boatman
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 263 (133)
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 31st January, 2016 wrote:

1837: TOL Sutton Forest
14/6/1839: TOL Passport, Berrima Bench
10/5/1841: COF

4/8/1841: The Sydney Herald, page 3:

Caution to Constables and others.

Having lost my certificate of freedom – Joseph Cordingley, ship Flortntia 1st, year of arrival 1828, sentence 14 years, when tried 1827. (Looks like) Captain Bullet, height 5 ft 3 ½ in., complexion ruddy, hair brown, eyes blue; general remarks.  1xC ??looks like, on left arm, cut on upper lip, mole on left side of nose, ditto on left side eyes, scar inside the forefinger of the right hand – I hereby offer ten shillings reward to whosoever shall bring it to the White Horse, George-street.

No marriage found on NSW BDM - there is a death recorded for a Joseph Cordingly died Mudgee aged 70 in 1876.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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