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Joshua Doody, one of 180 convicts transported on the Dunvegan Castle, 28 September 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 202. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-71,109,79,L,80
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th October, 2013 wrote:
Joshua Doody was convicted at Worcester for housebreaking. Life Sentence. Transported to New South Wales on the ‘Dunvegan Castle’ arriving 1830.
Further conviction at Bathurst, New South Wales 04/03/1840 for having fire arms in his possession. He had been an absconder for 3yrs.
Sent to Norfolk Island 17/05/1840.
Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Lady Franklin’, arriving 26/11/1845.
Protestant; shingle splitter; not literate; 5’5 1/4”; aged in his 20’s; sallow complexion; sandy hair; grey eyes; single man; speech impairment. Native Place - Stowbridge.
Probation 1yr. Emerged 24/05/1846.
Ticket of Leave 09/05/1848
Conditional Pardon 30/03/1852
(No record of death, to 1899, on Tas Pioneer Index)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th October, 2013 made the following changes:
source, gender, crime