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Joseph Shepherd

Joseph Shepherd, one of 133 convicts transported on the Eleanor, 15 February 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Shepherd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Machine breaking
Convicted at: Dorset Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eleanor
Departure date: 15th February, 1831
Arrival date: 26th June, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 17 (11. Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1831.
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

Wendy Smith on 5th November, 2019 wrote:

The Convict Annotated Indentures for the Eleanor state that all the convicts on board were transported for machine breaking except for Thomas Davis (Warehouse breaking); George Smets (or Smits) (Receiving stolen iron) and Pierre Tuite or Pierce Tait (for embezzlement).  The last three convicts were convicted at Graham’s Town on Cape of Good Hope.  They joined the ship at Cape of Good Hope.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 5th November, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 17 (11. Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1831. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Num

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