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Joseph Wilmot

Joseph Wilmot, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Wilmot
Aliases: Wilmott
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 122
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 26th June, 2014 wrote:

Father: Samuel
Mother: Silvie

1837: Assigned to the AA Co., Newcastle
20/2/1844: TOL

3/5/1845: Married Mary Rice (formerly Murphy) aged 30 – Joseph was 32.  Had children, not sure how many.

15/2/1849: CP

1856: Joseph died at Newcastle.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th June, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Wilmott, date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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