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Joseph Palmer

Joseph Palmer, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Palmer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. State Archives NSW, Pardons (Reel Number: 777; Roll Number: 1250). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 10
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

Anonymous on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:

Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1

Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 2: Struck one iron off the following men- Joseph Palmer, butcher, William Howard, boatswain’s mate, John Sidley, barber, and Thomas Long, cook.

Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:

Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1

Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 2: Struck one iron off the following men- Joseph Palmer, butcher, William Howard, boatswain’s mate, John Sidley, barber, and Thomas Long, cook.

Iris Dunne on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich, received 27 Jan. 1821, aged 25, Offence Sheep Stealing

Conditional Pardon No. 39/261 dated 1 Feb. 1838, Birth 1796, Trade Butcher, Conviction 9 Aug. 1820

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 made the following changes:

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Iris Dunne on 23rd December, 2019 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. State Archives NSW, Pardons (Reel Number: 777; Roll Number: 1250). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 10 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfil

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