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Joshua Little

Joshua Little, one of 312 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 August 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joshua Little
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th March, 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 6th July, 1904
Age: 79 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 10 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex. Clerkenwell General Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 19th August, 1850
Arrival date: 28th November, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 315 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 348
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

Jean Wilkinson on 1st April, 2012 wrote:

Joshua was born in Shoreditch, London and baptised at St. Leonard’s Church on 08/05/1825.  He was the brother of 2 of my great great grandmothers.  He was convicted of pickpocketing and stealing a handkerchief in Leicester Sq., London.  On 13/03/1854 he married Mary Woodley in St. Andrew’s Church, Longford, Carrick, Tasmania.  One of his daughters Caroline born 1856 married Samuel Heathcote and hasd 13 children.

Convict Changes History

Jean Wilkinson on 1st April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825-03-08, date of death 1904-07-06, gender m

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