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Joshua Taylor

Joshua Taylor, one of 240 convicts transported on the William Metcalf, 23 May 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joshua Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Bootmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Metcalf
Departure date: 23rd May, 1834
Arrival date: 4th September, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 367 (185)
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

Janice Harrington on 16th April, 2017 wrote:

Married. Wife Susan. One child. Convicted with father Joseph and transported together.

Janice Harrington on 16th April, 2017 wrote:

Aged 23 on arrival

D Wong on 17th April, 2017 wrote:

Joshua Taylor was born at City Road, and was transported for ‘Stealing 32 pairs of boots’. 

Joshua was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, dark hazel eyes.

Occupation: Clicker.

1835 Muster: Public Works.

7/7/1838: TOL
5/10/1839: A policeman at Launceston

28/11/1840: Free Certificate.

Felicity Graves on 15th September, 2017 wrote:

Married Susannah Souter, 1 Aug 1859 • Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia

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: 1811 (prev. 0000)

Felicity Graves on 15th September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1811)

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