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Joseph Knight

Joseph Knight, one of 170 convicts transported on the Glory, May 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Knight
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Typefounder boy/tobacconists boy
Date of Death: 13th June, 1865
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft of hankerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Glory
Departure date: May, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930
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 5th September, 2013 wrote:

Joseph Knight was 15 years old when convicted of stealing 1 handkerchief, value 3s., the goods of John Dent.

5/7/1825: Application to marry Eliza Fitzgerald (Grenada 3) - no marriage found.

27/12/1832: Sawyer - Assigned to William Sparks at Hunter River.
1833: TOL Parramatta
18/11/1833: TOL cancelled for perjury
30/4/1834: TOL cancelled for perjury.

1838: TOL Illawarra.

17/2/1840: Married Sarah Ann Vidler(1822-133/5/1905) at Dapto.  They had 10 children.

13/6/1865: Joseph died at Nerriga, NSW.

Sarah Ann then married Isaac Stott (Susan 1834) in 1873.

Christine Martin on 5th January, 2017 wrote:

1822 listed as “in the employ of A Berry & E Wollstonecraft at Shoal Haven”.

Christine Martin on 5th January, 2017 wrote:

1836. Tried for “runaway” before the Bench of Magistrates at Hyde Park Barracks. Punishment of two calender months on the treadmill.

Convict Changes History

Sharron on 5th September, 2013 made the following changes:

source, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 5th September, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801, date of death 13th June, 1865

Christine Martin on 5th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 36 Mitchell Library 10 June 1986, "Old Bailey Session Papers" PRO 27

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