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Joseph Taylor

Joseph Taylor, one of 200 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 20 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 20th May, 1829
Arrival date: 27th August, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 62
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

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

149092 Taylor James (alias Joseph) - Norfolk 1829.  AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 673.
  Age 22. Ploughs, shears, milks and makes butter. Native of Lancashire. Tried 8 August 1828 and sentenced to transportation for Life for stealing. Assigned to Lawrence Myles at Hunter River on arrival.

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

97623 Taylor Joseph - Norfolk 1829.
  1831 6 August Newcastle NGE.
  Labourer from Lancaster.. To be returned to govt., service for being at large without a pass from his master Mr. Dillon. Admitted to Newcastle gaol 6 August. Forwarded to the Bench for assignment 10 September.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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