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Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Lee
Aliases: Lees
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1870
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 179 (91)
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

Wayne Patten on 2nd September, 2014 wrote:

with force and arms, at the Parish aforsaid, in the County aforsaid, four pigs of the price of five pounds of the goods and chattels of James London

D Wong on 3rd September, 2014 wrote:

1825: TOL
23/3/1826: COF

1822: Married Elizabeth Bason (1794-1838) (Lord Wellington 1820) at St Johns Parramatta - they had 4 children:
Catherine 1823-1898
Margaret Esther 1835-1901
Joseph 1827-1857
John 1831-1875

Elizabeth Bason had a de facto relationship with George Steward (Lady Castlereagh 1817) and had a son to him, also George in 1821.

Elizabeth died 15/1/1838

Convict Changes History

Wayne Patten on 2nd September, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1870 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd September, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Lees

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