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Joseph Herring

Joseph Herring, one of 156 convicts transported on the Maria, 26 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Herring
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maria
Departure date: 26th July, 1820
Arrival date: 1st December, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 156 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 343 (173)
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

Maureen Withey on 15th March, 2021 wrote:

The following convicts were removed from our county Gaol on Tuesday last, and put board the Retribution hulk, at Sheerness, preparatory to their transportation to Botany Bay: Wm. Niblett,  for life; Edward Sheppard, Thomas Smith, and John Gardner, for fourteen years; and Samuel Antill, Wm. Flint, Joseph Herring, William Hill, Nathaniel Lusty and Henry Williams for seven years.
Cheltenham Chronicle, 16 Sep 1819.


Hulk Records. HO-9-7-1 page 44.
Received from Gloucester, 8 Sept 1819.

Josh. Herring, age 31, Grand Larceny, Tried at Gloucester, 21 Aug 1819, 7 years,  Transpd. 13 July 1820.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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