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Joanna Neald

Joanna Neald, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joanna Neald
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 26
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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Dianne Jones on 8th April, 2021 wrote:

1842, 13 April: Stephen Gaisford (aka Gatesford] per Katherine Stewart Forbes (1832) and Joanna Neald [aka Johanna O’Neil] were granted permission to marry (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-2p036).

1842, 19 May: The couple was married at St John’s United Church, Launceston. He was 30. She was 20 (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-2p304j2k). Stephen Gaisford was a bread and biscuit baker who had been convicted in 1831, along with 11 other men, for riotously destroying a house. All were sentenced to transportation for life.

1842, 14 July: Stephen received a Conditional Pardon (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-16$init=CON31-1-16p90).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 8th April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: f

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