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Joseph Knowles

Joseph Knowles, one of 269 convicts transported on the Layton, 26 August 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Knowles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st January, 1836
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster. Liverpool Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 26th August, 1835
Arrival date: 10th December, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 129 (67)
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

Katrina Richards on 1st December, 2012 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849, Class: HO 10; Piece: 51. Online copy.

Convict Changes History

Katrina Richards on 1st December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 31st January, 1836, gender

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