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Joseph White

Joseph White, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph White
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Hawker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 240
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

D Wong on 9th November, 2020 wrote:

Joseph White was 25 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Somerset.

Joseph was literate, Protestant, Single, 5’4½” tall, pale complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes, right eye weak, J W on lower left arm; served 4 years at Chatham.

1257. White Joseph, Isabella (4), hawker, to William Dangar, Neatsfield.

21/11/1832: Hunter River -  Absconded on the way to his master Mr. Dangar.

14/3/1833:  William Dangar offering reward for 2 missing assigned servants - Robert Padfield and Joshua White (Hawker).

1837: Newcastle - Aged 28. Assigned to the iron gang at Newcastle.

9/1/1839: Maitland - Hawker aged 33 from Somerset. 5’ 4 1/2”; fair ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes. Absconded from the Stockade at Maitland 27 December.

4/43/1840: Maitland -  Apprehended after absconding from the Stockade at Maitland

15/10/1841: Newcastle -  Assigned to John Marshall. Absconded while on a pass from Newcastle to Rosebrook.

29/10/1841: Rosebrook - Absconded from Lieut. Sampson Marshall 6th October.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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