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Joseph Downes

Joseph Downes, one of 186 convicts transported on the Lord Goderich, 26 June 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Downes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1845
Age: 18 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 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancashire Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Goderich
Departure date: 26th June, 1841
Arrival date: 18th November, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 185 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 350
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

Leonie Dolley on 2nd May, 2013 wrote:

Josephs occupation was a cotton p—(unreadable). He died at Point Pier 5\3\1845.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 2nd May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827, date of death 1845, gender, crime

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