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Joseph Gotheridge

Joseph Gotheridge, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Gotheridge
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 274
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

D Wong on 14th September, 2018 wrote:

Joseph Gotheridge was 21 years old on arrival - native place: Derbyshire.

Joseph was 5’5¾” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, sandy hair, chestnut eyes, scar on top of centre of forehead under the hair, mark of a burn back of left side of neck, scar back of third finger of right hand, 3 scars back of left hand.

13/11/1840: TOL Melbourne.
29/7/1842: COF - was issued by the Police Office, Melbourne.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 14th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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