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Joseph Stanton

Joseph Stanton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Stanton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 482
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

Phil Hands on 12th August, 2017 wrote:

Tried and convicted at the Hereford Assizes on 25th March 1828, sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
L:eft England on 1st September 1828.
Ship:- the ‘Vittoria’ sailed with 160 male convicts on board of which 9 died during the voyage.
Arrived on 17th January 1829.

Married convict Hannah Simmons (‘Fanny III’ 1833) in 1835 at Castlereagh, they had 7 children between 1837-1854.

D Wong on 13th August, 2017 wrote:

5/4/1828 Oxford Journal Oxfordshire, England:
OXFORD, Saturday, April 5
James Phillips and Joseph Stanton, for stealing a gate.

No ship found for James Phillips.

1833: TOL Melville
7/9/1835: COF

Convict Changes History

Phil Hands on 12th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1876 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 13th August, 2017 made the following changes:


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