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Joseph Morris, one of 175 convicts transported on the Morley, November 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
10th April, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 176 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 306
||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 6th June, 2020 wrote:
Joseph Morris (20) for a rape on Hannah Sutcliffe. at Tonge-with-Haulgh — Guilty.
Lancashire Gazette, 6 April 1816.
The Judge passed…sentence of Death upon the prisoners capitally convicted, as follows: … Joseph Morris (20) for a rape, … The Judge was pleased to reprieve the whole of those prisoners condemned, with the exception of Michael Henshaw, for maliciously shooting, and John Jones, for forgery.
Lancashire Gazette, 13 April 1816.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime