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Joseph Horsefield, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th February, 1827
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Sessions
20th May, 1821
15th December, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 84. Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2013 wrote:
Joseph Horsefield was transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Claudine’ arriving 1821. Steal pr boots. 7yr sentence on 09/01/1821 at Chester.
Gaol Report: bad character, orderly.
Hulk Report: volunteer
1 child with Brooks
Labourer at Stockton
CRIMINAL COURT; LAUNCESTON.
Richard Gill, and Joseph Horsefield, were put to the bar to take their trial for stealing a pair of trousers of the value of ten shillings, and one jacket of the same value, the property of one Peter Ware also several articles of wearing apparel belonging to one Mary ann Fielding, to
the amount of two pounds, in the dwelling house of one Peter Ware, in February 1826. they were both found guilty and sentence of death passed on each of them the same day. (Hobart Town Gazette 27 Jan 1827)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of death 19th February, 1827, gender, crime