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Joseph Emerton

Joseph Emerton, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 22 November 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Emerton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 31st January, 1872
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 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Bucks, Buckingham Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 22nd November, 1843
Arrival date: 3rd April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 489 (226) Conduct record -Tasmanian Archives Online Item: CON33-1-53 p.87
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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Convict Changes History

Alison Jovanovic on 27th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of death 31st January, 1872, gender, occupation, crime

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