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Joseph Holbrook

Joseph Holbrook, one of 210 convicts transported on the Blundell, 13 March 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Holbrook
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 18 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: 18 years
Ship: Blundell
Departure date: 13th March, 1844
Arrival date: 12th July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 208 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 23 (13)
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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Anonymous on 17th August, 2011 wrote:

Joseph Holbrook continued on the Blundell to Norfolk Island where he remained for 2 years. He was sent to VDL from Norfolk Island on the Governor Philip in August 1846. In 1853 he received approval to marry Margaret Ryan, a convict transported on the Martin Luther in 1852. He received his Ticket of Leave in 1854 and lived in Bathurst Street, Hobart and Kingston before moving with his wife and 2 daughters, Mary and Fanny, to Launceston. In died in Launceston in 1881.

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