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Joseph Trueman

Joseph Trueman, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Trueman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: -
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: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Nottingham Town Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


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

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 wrote:

Occupation listed as: Bargeman
Native of Nottingham. Aged 18 when convicted at Nottingham 16th March 1821, sentenced to 7 years transportation for Grand larceny.
Description listed as:
Height: 5” 8ΒΌ”, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Hazel
Remarks: JT . JP on rt arm
Freedom certificate # 92, 19th February 1830

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 wrote:

Transported for Grand larceny
Gaol report: “Second conviction - very bad connections”
Hulk report: “Orderly”
Stated this offence “Grand Larceny” once before for robbing a garden - served 3 months at Southwell House of Correction.

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 wrote:

January 1st 1823, Disobedience & stealing his masters sugar - 25 lashes 7 3 months govt. gang
August 17th 1825, destroying his slop clothing (convict garb) - 25 lashes (P.A.M.).
November 7th 1826, Trespassing on the premises of Michael Fitzgerald & hunting without leave - charge dismissed (P.A.M.).
January 18th 1827, Pilot boat/ neglect of duty - reprimanded (T.C.S.).
February 6th 1827, Neglect of duty & disobedience of orders - 25 lashes (T.C.S. & P.A.M.).
March 15th 1828, riding in a cart on the highway without reins to guide the cattle drawing the same - fined 10p (T.C.S. & P.A.M.).
November ? 1828? Disorderly & indecently exposing his person on the street - to find sureties for his good behaviour for 3 months.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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