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Joseph Davison

Joseph Davison, one of 290 convicts transported on the Earl Grey, 27 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Davison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 29th April, 1886
Age: 69 years

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 10 years

Crime: Sheep stealing & larceny
Convicted at: Hertford. St Alban Quarter Session
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 27th July, 1838
Arrival date: 21st November, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 312
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

Ren on 19th January, 2013 wrote:

Died in Richmond Victoria a free man. Buried in Warringal Cemetery. Location CofE, number b-36. Cemetery register number 10600. Buried with him are his second wife Ann, and 3 of his children.

Convict Changes History

Ren on 19th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817, date of death 29th April, 1886, gender, occupation, crime

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