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Joseph Denison

Joseph Denison, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Denison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a hair brush
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 119 (62)
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

Anonymous on 2nd August, 2012 wrote:

Joseph Denison was 22 years old on arrival at VDL.
He was born at Holborn and had no relatives living, was protestant, pock-pitted, heart JB RS on right arm, scar on left arm, 5 dots on left hand, blue eyes, brown hair 5’2 3/4" tall and was single.

1832: Assigned to Mr John Devlin.
1833: Public Works.
1835: Public Works.

16/7/1840: Died at Public Works Road Party at Oatlands.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 2nd August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808-00-00, date of death 1840-00-00, gender m

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