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Joseph Day

Joseph Day, one of 294 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 23 March 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Day
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Baker
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bedford. Assizes at Bedford
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 23rd March, 1850
Arrival date: 24th July, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 185 (94)
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 6th April, 2014 wrote:

Joseph Day was transported for “Stealing 3 letters containing about 30/-.

Joseph was 22 on arrival, 5’1 tall, could read and write, single, sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

24/7/1850: Port Barracks.
28/8/1850: TOL
14/9/1852: TOL revoked - absent from muster.
22/2/1853: TOL restored
20/7/1857: Free Certificate.

27/6/1853: married Janet Robertson/Robinson nee Milloy - 2 children, Joseph 1854 and Jane 1855.

No date of death found for Joseph.

(Janet Robertson/Milloy was married to John Milloy (Ramillies 1854 to WA), they had 3 children and they were convicted together.)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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