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Joseph Rose

Joseph Rose, one of 170 convicts transported on the Glory, May 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Rose
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1824
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Glory
Departure date: May, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 35 (19)
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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Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 August 2021), July 1817, trial of JOSEPH ROSE (t18170702-128).

JOSEPH ROSE, Theft > pocketpicking, 2nd July 1817.
1057. JOSEPH ROSE was indicted for stealing, on the 7th of June , two seals, value 40s.; one ring, value 3s.; and one key, value 3s., the goods of George Billett , from his person .
GEORGE BILLETT . I am an auctioneer . On the 7th of June, about eleven o’clock at night, I went to Whitechapel-market , and was bustled by two or three men, in Whitechapel; I felt a drawing at my fob, and laid hold of my chain, the prisoner laid hold of my seals, and by a sudden jerk snatched them off the ring, the ring gave way; he got away afterwards - I took him and never lost sight of him - He said he had thrown the seals into the mud.
WILLIAM THOMAS . I am a constable. About ten o’clock at night, I saw the prisoner and several more men together; in consequence of several robberies having taken place there, I followed them, and saw the prisoner and three others run against Billet near Petticoat-lane, the prisoner made a snatch at his watch. I secured him; he said the seals were on the ground.
WILLIAM GALE . I am a watchman. I found the key and ring on the ground.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
GUILTY . Aged 22.
Transported for Seven Years .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.


Colonial Secretary Index.

ROSE, Joseph. Per “Glory”, 1818.

1824 May 31
Murdered at Millamurra Station (Reel 6065; 4/1799 p.19)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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