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Joseph Massey, one of 176 convicts transported on the Manlius, 16 July 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
16th July, 1828
9th November, 1828
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 175 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 450
||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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Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Burial Record, https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD34-1-1$init=RGD34-1-1p124
Joseph Massey, from Hospital, Hobart Town, 30 August 1832, 24 years, Ship, Manlius, convict., Accidentally drowned.
An inquest was held on Saturday before J. Moore, Esq. Coroner, on view of the body of Joseph Massey, a prisoner in the Penitentiary, who had met his death by accidentally falling down the draw well in the yard the previous morning. Hobart Town Courier, Fri 31 Aug 1832
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m