Contribute to this record
Joseph Wilkins, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 303 (153)
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Joseph Wilkins was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Denise Thomas on 25th March, 2017 wrote:
Baptised 24 September 1780. The Lee, Buckinghamshire, England. His Parent’s were Henry Wilkins and Elizabeth Pierce. Joseph married Jane Whittenback/Whillenbeck, on 28 July 1800 in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England. He had 10 Children with Jane. It was stated at his trial that he had been in Aylesbury Gaol 4 times before. 1822, 1824, plus two other times not found yet. But this last time 1827, he along with another accomplice, Called ?King.stole a Bible and other items, from the Home of his Wife Jane’s Sister Elizabeth Pearce, of the Lee. He was originally given a Death Sentence? Changed to 14 years Transportation to Australia. When this was changed nothing found.
D Wong on 27th March, 2017 wrote:
28/7/1827 Windsor and Eton Express Berkshire, England:
BUCKS MIDSUMMER ASSIZES,
Joseph Wilkins was indicted for burglariously stealing in the dwelling house of Elizabeth Pearce, of the family bible, value 40*.,
Dates of birth found for Joseph 1776 and 1782.
1828 Census: Joseph Wilkins, aged 52, House Servant, Assigned to W. Bean at Brisbane Water.
19/7/1834: TOL Brisbane Water.
1838: TOL Brisbane Water.
1853: NSW BDM WILKINS JOSEPH 1501/1853 V18531501 39B AGE 69 - this may have been this Joseph - no proof.
Convict Changes History
Denise Thomas on 25th March, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 27th March, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000)