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Joseph Taylor, one of 240 convicts transported on the William Metcalf, 23 May 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th April, 1858
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 367 (185)
||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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Janice Harrington on 16th April, 2017 wrote:
Aged 51 years on arrival. Convicted with his son Joshua and transported together. Born Paisley. Married, wife Mary. Father of 7 children.
D Wong on 17th April, 2017 wrote:
Joseph Taylor was transported for ‘Stealing Boots and Shoes from my master’.
Joseph was 5’4 1/4” tall, dark complexion, grey hair, brown whiskers, grey eyes. Born at Paisley.
Married with 7 children, wife Mary at Hackney Road.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W. Sherwin.
1840: Free Certificate.
30/4/1858: Joseph died of Dropsy, aged 76 at Liverpool Street, Hobart. (Born in Scotland.)
Convict Changes History
Janice Harrington on 16th April, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 17th April, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th April, 1858 (prev. 0000)