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Joseph Easy

Joseph Easy, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Easy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 1858
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Isle of Ely General Session of Oyer, Terminer and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir William Bensley
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 10th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 293 (148)
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

David Claxton on 19th July, 2012 wrote:

Charged with others of breaking into the home of a Joseph Dewey, knocking Mr Dewey and his wife to the ground , breaking open a bureau and stealing one hundred quineas, he was pardoned in 1824 arriving back in England sometime before 1829.
  Did not stay with his wife Elizabeth Benton , but one Sarah Freeman,  married her on the death of his wife in 1843.

Convict Changes History

David Claxton on 19th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1781-00-00, date of death 1858-00-00, gender m

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