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Joseph Duckworth

Joseph Duckworth, one of 254 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 12 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Duckworth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 12th August, 1887
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster General Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 12th April, 1843
Arrival date: 19th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 272
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

Deb Duckworth on 10th April, 2012 wrote:

Joseph was given a conditional pardon on 27 December 1852 and in 1855 married Ann Keegan in Oatlands, Tasmania.  They had 11 children.  Joseph is buried in Cornelian Bay Cemetery with his daughter Mary Ann, who died aged 19 in 1875.

Deb Duckworth on 29th December, 2014 wrote:

A correction to my last post.  Joseph had 8 children not 11

Convict Changes History

Deb Duckworth on 10th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1887-08-12, gender m

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