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Joseph Wilkins

Joseph Wilkins, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Wilkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1851
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Henry Tanner
Departure date: 27th June, 1834
Arrival date: 26th October, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 381 (192)
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 6th January, 2013 wrote:

1837: Age 22? Assigned to Thomas Potter Macqueen, Invermein.

Joseph was 5’6 1/4” tall, dark ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, tattoos.

30/3/1839: Absconded from Dr Bowman 17th March.

1/5/1839: Apprehended.

8/1/1840: Absconded from C T Williams.

23/11/1844: Sent to VDL per Governor Phillip for Highway Robbery for 15 years.

Sent to Port Arthur for 3 years.

30/4/1851: Died at Hobart Hospital, age 40.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811, date of death 1851, gender, occupation

Ann Marie Gould on 2nd April, 2020 made the following changes:

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