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Joseph Kimber

Joseph Kimber, one of 230 convicts transported on the England, 06 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Kimber
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 3rd June, 1836
Age: 38 years

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 6th June, 1835
Arrival date: 28th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 74
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 24th July, 2020 wrote:

Joseph Kimber was listed as 37 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Oxfordshire.

Transported for ‘Stealing grain’.

Joseph could read, was protestant, married with 2 male and 2 female children, 5’7” tall, very dark sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, losta a front upper tooth, wreath, JUKSKMKJKEKWK, two trees, diamond, heart, 1834, inside lower right, crucifix and mermaid inside lower left arm.

3/6/1836: Convict Death Register - Joseph Kimber died at the General Hospital, Sydney, aged 38.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd June, 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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