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Joseph Paradise

Joseph Paradise, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Paradise
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1758
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 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: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Records of NSW (Register of TOL NRS 12200, Item 4/4060, Fiche 754)Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240
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

Maureen Withey on 13th August, 2020 wrote:

John Rossiter, 35, and Joseph Paradise, 52, for stealing a sheep, property of R. Grist;... Death.
Taunton Courier, 13 April 1815.

Stephanie Evans-Rossiter on 11th October, 2020 wrote:

Joseph was baptised 5th Feb 1758 in Trowbridge Wiltshire, son of Joseph Paradise and Susan Davis.

Iris Dunne on 12th October, 2020 wrote:

Ticket of Leave No. 171/2305 dated 4 May 1826 in lieu of No. 102/2499 returned mutilated & cancelled in the district of Sydney, convicted 1 April 1815, Calling Weaver, Year of Birth 1760

NSW BDM: Death Reg. No. 263/1840, V1840263 24A, Joseph Paradise, aged 84, no parents or district

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 19th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1756 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Stephanie Evans-Rossiter on 11th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1758 (prev. 1756)

Iris Dunne on 12th October, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Records of NSW (Register of TOL NRS 12200, Item 4/4060, Fiche 754)Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece

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