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Joseph Watkins

Joseph Watkins, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Watkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Blacksmith's labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Worcester. Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 31st January, 1853
Arrival date: 30th April, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts

References

Primary source: Western Australia Convict Records (Reel No.FCN42, Ref. No. ACC 128/40-43)& (Convict Establishment, Miscellaneous, Ref. No.ACC 1156/V16). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 24
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

Iris Dunne on 6th October, 2019 wrote:

Convict Index: aged 26, Tried Worcester, Married with 1 child, Ship Pyrenees, Occupation: Blacksmith’s Striker

Convict Records: Joseph Watkins, aged 29, 5 feet 5, Black Hair, Black Eyes, Cut on thumb of left hand, scar on right side of upper lip

Convict Records: convictions 2 June 1863 Petty Larceny 6 months; 1 July 1863 Larceny 12 months

Convict Changes History

Rebecca Dalton on 6th October, 2019 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 6th October, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Western Australia Convict Records (Reel No.FCN42, Ref. No. ACC 128/40-43)& (Convict Establishment, Miscellaneous, Ref. No.ACC 1156/V16). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 24 (prev. Aus

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