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Joshua Shewell

Joshua Shewell, one of 140 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 03 July 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joshua Shewell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 28th November, 1881
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 3rd July, 1824
Arrival date: 9th November, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 138 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 152. Tasmanian Archives, Description List (CON23-1-3)& Conduct Record (CON31-1-38, image 218)& Deaths (HSD145-1-1 Nov 1881)
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

Iris Dunne on 28th November, 2018 wrote:

Description List No.639, aged 20, Trade: Farm Labourer, Tried 31 March 1824 in Gloucester
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-3$init=CON23-1-3-p072

Iris Dunne on 18th December, 2018 wrote:

Transported for Highway Robbery

Conditional Pardon No.1385 dated 21 August 1837

Admitted to General Hospital Hobart on 17 November 1881, Died 28 November 1881, Buried 29 November 1881, aged 81, from Ship Princess Charlotte, Native Place, Residence: B’fields Depot, Funeral: P.F., 29.11, Cause of Death: Hernia (operation)

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 28th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 152. Tasmanian Archives, Description List (CON23-1-3) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page N

Iris Dunne on 18th December, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 152. Tasmanian Archives, Description List (CON23-1-3)& Conduct Record (CON31-1-38, image 218)& Deaths (HSD145-1-1 Nov 1881) (prev. Australian Joint Cop

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