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Joseph Day, one of 294 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 23 March 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Bedford. Assizes at Bedford
23rd March, 1850
24th July, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 306 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 185 (94)
||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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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.
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