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Joseph Windle, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 13 July 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
13th July, 1822
22nd November, 1822
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 193 (97)
||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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Stuart Jackson on 23rd October, 2014 wrote:
Joseph Windle was the brother of Alfred Windle. They were both found guilty of stealing 48 rolls of ribbon and Joseph was sentenced to 7 years transportation while his brother Alfred, the elder brother, was sentenced to death. This sentence was commuted to 99 years transportation and they both ended up in New South Wales. Alfred arrived on the ship Guildford in 1822 while Joseph arrived the same year on the ship Eliza. It is thought that Joseph returned home to England but it is known for sure that Alfred stayed in New South Wales after he obtained a full pardon. He married and had 13 children before he died in Coogee, New South Wales.
D Wong on 13th March, 2015 wrote:
Joseph was 16 years old when on board the Eliza.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
WINDLE, Joseph. Per “Eliza”, 1822
1823 Sep 27: On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Port Macquarie (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.157)
1823 Oct 15: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Sally” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.78, 438-9)
Convict Changes History
Stuart Jackson on 23rd October, 2014 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 13th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)