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Joseph Geley

Joseph Geley, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Geley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 519 (260)
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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D Wong on 20th June, 2021 wrote:

Cheltenham Journal and Gloucestershire Fashionable Weekly Gazette Gloucestershire, England
20 Aug 1832

Joseph Geley and Joseph Moss, for stealing a silver watch, &c. the property of J. Gibbs, of Lower Swell.

*Joseph Moss died on the voyage of the Moffatt to NSW 1834.

Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records, 1728-1914 for Joseph Geley:
Joseph Geley, 20, of Longborough - Charged on the oaths of John Gibbs George Pain and Henry Stone with stealing from the said John Gibbs of Lower Swell labourer a silver watch, steel chain and brass key the property of the said John Gibbs.

Joseph Geley was listed as 21 years old on arrival.

Joseph was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, light grey eyes, single.

1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Geo. Ashton.

1835 Muster: Transported to Port Arthur.

29/9/1843: TOL

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th June, 2021 made the following changes:

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

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