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Joseph Jephcoat

Joseph Jephcoat, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Jephcoat
Aliases: Jeffcoat
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Warwick Coventry Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: York
Departure date: 11th August, 1832
Arrival date: 29th December, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 394
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

D Wong on 25th October, 2019 wrote:

30/3/1832 Leicester Journal Leicestershire, England:
Joseph Jephcoat, charged with receiving stolen silk, the property of Mr. Guison, was sentenced to seven years’ transportation.

Joseph was listed as 27 years old on arrival.

Joseph was 5’10ΒΌ” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, reddish whiskers, light blue eyes, married with 2 children, wife at Coventry.

1833 Muster: Public Works
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. J. Allen.

Jan.1838: TOL

21/8/1838 Colonial Times, Hobart:
Joseph Jeffcoat, a ticket-of-leave man, was charged with being out after hours, and assaulting a constable, who apprehended him.
Ordered to the tread wheel one week, and his ticket suspended.

24/3/1839: CP

1844: Again convicted - acquitted.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th October, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Jeffcoat, date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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