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Joseph Scott

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Scott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Patriot
Departure date: 19th November, 1837
Arrival date: 1st February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Convict Printed Indentures (1838)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 18th May, 2020 wrote:

The Patriot Convict Indentures state that Joseph Scott was 46 years old.  He could read and write; religion Protestant; status single and a native of Brigham, County Cumberland.  His trade was linen weaver and soldier in 41 Regiment.  He was convicted of desertion at Bellary, South India on 1 March 1837 and convicted to 7 years transportation.  He had prior convictions for which he served 6 weeks and 300 lashes.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 6 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair brown mixed with grey and eyes hazel.
Transport number: 2.  Prisoner number 38-199.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1847 (number 47/490).  Hand written comment a bit faded.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 18th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Printed Indentures (1838) (prev. ), firstname: Joseph, surname: Scott, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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