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Joseph Stone

Joseph Stone, one of 171 convicts transported on the Malabar, 18 June 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Stone
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 13th April, 1825
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing corn.
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 18th June, 1821
Arrival date: 21st October, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 43 (23)
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

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 wrote:

National Archives. Crminal Petitions.

HO 17/15/201821 May 15

Prisoner name: Joseph Stone.

Court and date of trial: Gloucester Quarter Sessions 2 May 1821.

Crime: Stealing eight bushels of corn the property of Mr Whidick.

Initial sentence: Seven years’ transportation.

Annotated (Outcome): Considered by Lord Sidmouth 29 May 1821. Nil.

Petitioner(s): Sarah Stone prisoner’s mother of Bitton near Bristol [Gloucestershire].

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Previous good character; family dependents; widowed mother.

Additional Information: On board Justitia hulk at Woolwich.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd May, 2021 wrote:

1821 - New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records.
Age; 25 [1796]
Trial; 4 April 1821 - 7 years

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 364
Name; Joseph Stone
Ship arrived by; Malabar
To whom assigned/Occupation; DIED; at Port Dalrymple 13 April 1825

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th April, 1825 (prev. 0000)

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