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Joseph Davis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Wellington, New Zealand
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Castor
Departure date: 1846
Arrival date: 16th November, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 10 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 13th March, 2018 wrote:

Joseph DAVIS was convicted at Wellington, New Zealand for burglary on 8 Sept 1846. 15 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Castor’ arriving 16 Nov 1846.  Joseph stated he was originally from Manchester, England and had gone to New Zealand as a sailor on the ship ‘Eliza’ to Port Nicholson.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th March, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Joseph, surname: Davis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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