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Joseph Walker

Joseph Walker, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 266
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634
Name; James Walker
Ship. Florentia
Amount; 2. £.  10 Shillings . Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales
Date of Death; “Date if decease not ascertained”

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Florentia - 1830
No; 99
Name; James Walker. Age; 21. [1809]

Read & writes. Single, Native County; Highgate
Trade; Bricklayer 1 year, stable boy
Offence; Stealing muslin
Trial; London - 8th July 1830. 7 years. 7 years previous conviction. Served 5 years at Deptford
Height; 4 ft. 11 1/4 in
Complexion; Dark sallow
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Dark Brown
Date of Certificate; Certificate of Freedom.  40/1151
Assigned; Australian Ag Company

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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