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Joseph Lowe

Joseph Lowe, one of 204 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 28 March 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Lowe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Courts Martial, Kingston Jamaica
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 28th March, 1848
Arrival date: 14th July, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land from Bermuda
Passenger manifest Travelled with 204 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 294
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

Eric Noonan on 24th December, 2012 wrote:

I believe his convict #5209 was “married"to Elzabeth Hayward (snr) on Norfolk Island. Can anyone confirm this?
(I use the term married in inverted ” commas because as was the general practice of the time the man approached the woman with a blanket and tossed at her feet, and she picked it up the proposal was accepted!

Eric Harry Daly on 24th December, 2012 wrote:

Family Name (1) Given Names (1) Ship or Free (1) Family Name (2) Given Names (2) Ship or Free (2) Date CON Ref(s) RGD Ref(s)
LOWE Joseph Bangalore MACDONALD Catherine Tory 29 JUL 1851 CON52/1/3 p280


Convict Changes History

Eric Noonan on 24th December, 2012 made the following changes:


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