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Joseph Howarth, one of 219 convicts transported on the Somersetshire, 30 November 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 411 (207)
||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 16th August, 2012 wrote:
Joseph was 27 years old and born in Heywood. Transported for stealing a pair of trousers from a coal pit, the goods of William Diggle.
2 prior convictions; 2 years for a watch, 4 months for money.
Joseph was 5’2.5" tall, could read a little, single, protestant, dark complexion, brown hair, light brown whiskers, blue eyes-cast in one of them, 2 brothers James and Thomas and 2 sisters.
Period of Probation: 18 months.
Station of Gang: Southport.
30/11/1843: Original term of Probation expired.
5/10/1847: TOL revoked (a charge of Larcency against him).
3/2/1877: Date of burial, age 62. His last address was Bothwell.
Could find no marriage or children for him.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 16th August, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1814-00-00, date of death 1877-00-00, gender m