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Joseph Osgood

Joseph Osgood, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Osgood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 148
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 23rd April, 2016 wrote:

Joseph Osgood was convicted along with Uriah Ando (Claudine 1829 to NSW) for stealing 3 lambs, the property of James Clothier.

Joseph was 26 years old on arrival, single, 5’4 ¾” tall, dark complexion, brown hair and whiskers, blue eyes.

1830-35 Musters: Assigned to G. W. Gunning Esq. 
He was also a Constable.

6/5/1843: Stealing – to be sent for trial – no outcome found.

3/11/1847: TOL
5/10/1850: Recommended for CP
1/9/1851: CP Approved

24/3/1853: Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Clarence’ – CP

No further mention of Joseph found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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