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Joseph Dyer

Joseph Dyer, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Dyer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Pleas of Crownmote
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 267 (134)
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

Dianne Jones on 9th April, 2021 wrote:

1831, 20 October: Convicted at Chester for stealing in a dwelling house - stole two watches. He had a previous conviction for vagrancy. He was single.

1842, 1 January: He was granted a Conditional Pardon (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-10$init=CON31-1-10p90)

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 10th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Dianne Jones on 9th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), crime

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