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Joseph Gillibrand, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 457 (210). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 21st October, 2018 wrote:
Joseph GILLIBRAND was convicted at Knutsford, Chesire, England on 13 Feb 1843 for break & enter a counting house and stealing 8 yards of flannel. Gaol Report: “convicted 3 times before”. 10 yr transportation sentence. Hulk Report: “bad”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Anson’ arriving there 4 July 1844. Ship Surgeon’s report: “no offences, good”.
Single man; aged 23 yrs; labourer; 5’2”; dark complexion; dark brown hair; Hazel eyes; Protestant; can read.
Native place of birth: Manchester, England.
Colony of VDL:
Period of labour: 20 months
Station Gangs: Brown’s River & Fingal.
10 July 1848: Assigned to Mr. Field, Launceston - being out after hours. 7 days solitary.
26 Dec 1848: Launceston - out after hours. 7 days imprisonment with hard labour.
18 Sept 1849: Ticket of Leave status granted.
20 Dec 1850: Button, Launceston - housebreaking. Committed for trial. Not Guilty.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 21st October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 457 (210). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Num