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Joseph Povey, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 185 (95)
||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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D Wong on 4th October, 2013 wrote:
Joseph Povey was 20 years old on arrival in VDL. His occupation was a “Kitchen Gardner” and he was transported for stealing 27 brasses from a clothing mill.
Joseph was 5’4 1/4” tall, dark brown hair, light hazel eyes, dark complexion and single, tattoos.
1832/35: Assigned to Mr John Jones.
1846 Arrived in Portland Bay, Victoria. He worked as a splitter and shepherd at Deep Creek, Digby, Dartmoor.
1855: Married Anne Livingston (1822-1866). Anne died of TB as did 2 of their 5 children.
1875: Married Johanna Cooper (nee McCarthy) a widow, they were both in their 70’s.
Both Joseph and Johanna are buried in the Digby Cemetery in South Western Victoria.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th October, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1811, date of death 1884, gender, occupation, crime