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Joseph Groom, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 112
||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 18th August, 2016 wrote:
Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England
31 Jul 1818
Joseph Groom and Isaac Mow/c, for burglary in the dwelling-house of B. Norden, at Bollingdon, and stealing therein 20 yards of Irish cloth, shirting, and other items.
(That should read: Isaac Mowle - he was also on board Hibernia).
GOVERNMENT NOTICE, [No. 35-] Colonial Secretary’s Office. Feb. 17,1830.
Joseph Groom, 114, Hibernia, has been deprived of his Ticket of Leave for illegally harbouring a female Convict.
By command of the Lieutenant Governor,
24/6/1834 Colonial Times, Hobart:
Joseph Groom was sentenced six months to the Grass-tree hill road party, for being drunk and
ill-using the horses in his charge, the property of Government.
234/8/1835: Burial Date.
Interred by the Coroner -
Accidental Death - bruised by a cartwheel passing over his body. Joseph died at H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th August, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime