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Joseph Broadhead Glassell
Joseph Broadbent Glassell, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Joseph Broadhead Glassell
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||1st October, 1820
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||York. Assizes York
19th March, 1857
3rd July, 1857
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 261 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 224
||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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Anonymous on 25th April, 2012 wrote:
Convicted of raping his two daughters - both under twelve years old.
Name: Born - Joseph Broadhead Glassell ( but often mistakenly written as Broadbent)
Will Chapman on 9th January, 2017 wrote:
Convicted of raping his two daughters - one under twelve years old. Joseph Broadhead Glassell (but often mistakenly written as Broadbent).
Transported to Western Australia for life on the Ship: Clara Departure date: 19th March, 1857 Arrival date: 3rd July, 1857
D Wong on 9th January, 2017 wrote:
8/12/1855 Yorkshire Gazette North Yorkshire, England:
THE CROWN CALENDAR
Joseph Broadbent Glassell, 35, feloniously assaulting Elizabeth Harriet Glassell and Mary Isabella Nelson, at West Ardsley.
14/12/1855 Hull Packet East Riding of Yorkshire, England:
YORKSHIRE WINTER GAOL DELIVERY
Joseph Broadbent Glassell (35) was charged with a felonious assault upon his daughter, Elizabeth Harriet Glassell, 11 years of age, at West Ardsley on the 21st of June last.
Joseph was 37 years old on arrival, he was a widower with 3 children, 5’4” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, middling stout, semiliterate, scrofula on neck, cut left thumb.
1869: Death listed on the WA BDM:
Glassiel Joseph 50 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4402 1869
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 25th April, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1820-00-00, gender m
Will Chapman on 9th January, 2017 made the following changes:
firstname: Joseph Broadhead (prev. Joseph Broadbent), alias1: Joseph Broadbent, date of birth: 1st October, 1820 (prev. 1820)
D Wong on 9th January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of death: 1869 (prev. 0000)