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Joseph Ormond

Joseph Ormond, one of 224 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsay, 22 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Ormond
Aliases: Orman
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Frs labourer & ploughman
Date of Death: 8th April, 1888
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Durham and Sadberge Assizes, Session or Court of Pleas, Pleas of the Crown, Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsay
Departure date: 22nd July, 1831
Arrival date: 15th November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 223 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 162
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

D Wong on 18th February, 2017 wrote:

19/2/1831 Newcastle Chronicle Tyne and Wear, England:
Joseph Ormond, Timothy Holt, and Win. Ashblunt, for having at East Herrington, broken into the dwelling house of 1 and stolen several articles of wearing apparel. (William Ashblunt was also on board - no ship found for Timothy Holt).

Joseph was born C1814 he was 5’4 1/2” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, single.

1832-1835 Musters: Assigned to Mr. R. Manby.

5/11/1840: TOL
March 1845: CP
26/8/1845: CP Extended to include all Aust. Colonies.

7/10/1846: Launceston - tried for stealing 58 sheep - life - 4 years on Norfolk Island.

On return from Norfolk Island he was described as: 30 years old, 5/6 3/4” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, face pockpitted, illiterate.

1/8/1854: TOL

10/2/1888: Admitted to the New Town Depot.

8/4/1888: Joseph died of Senilis, aged 74, at the New Town Pauper Establishment.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th February, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Orman, date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th April, 1888 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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