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Josiah Davidson

Josiah Davidson, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 September 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Josiah Davidson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th September, 1831
Arrival date: 13th February, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 175 (90)
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

Tony Beale on 4th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 22/8/1839 Jane McClelland 29 TOL per ship Andromeda 1834 to marry Josiah Davidson 30 per ship Asia 9 life bond Clergy L R Walpole Bathurst. Another record states that “The usual engagement having been entered into by agreement of Davidson to keep both parties in his service” 

Australasian Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1839 - 1843) View title info Thu 20 Apr 1843
Page 4
The undermentioned prisoners of the crown have
obtained tickets of leave since the last day of
publication :
County of Argyle. Goulburn. Josiah Davidson Asia(9)

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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