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Joseph Gardner

Joseph Gardner, one of 299 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 06 September 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Gardner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 4th April, 1883
Age: 72 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 12 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 12 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 6th September, 1845
Arrival date: 30th December, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 390
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

Toni Poad on 24th May, 2016 wrote:

Released after serving 7 of the 12 years.

Christine Drossinis on 18th February, 2020 wrote:

Married Ruth Cunningham in 1861 at Castlemaine, Victoria. She was his 2nd wife. He is my Great great Grandfather. He died at home sitting in front of the fire smoking a pipe. Coroners inquest confirms death from excessive tobacco smoking.April 1883

Convict Changes History

Toni Poad on 24th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th April, 1883 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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