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Joseph Stocks

Joseph Stocks, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Stocks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Millwright
Date of Death: 1859
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: York, Leeds Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 262
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

D Wong on 21st April, 2013 wrote:

Joseph Stocks was 26 years old on arrival in NSW.  His occupalion was a “Millwright/brickmaker.

29/8/1832: Assigned to Henry G Cory, Hunter River.

1837: TOL Paterson
28/1/1839: COF
15/11/1839: COF

1840: Marryed Mary Blackwood (per Mary Anne 1839) she was 19 and Joseph was 34.

1859: Joseph died aged 57 at Penrith.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806, date of death 1859, gender, occupation, crime

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