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Joseph Winter

Joseph Winter, one of 240 convicts transported on the Forfarshire, 24 June 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Winter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th May, 1824
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 20th May, 1900
Age: 76 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts, Warminster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Forfarshire
Departure date: 24th June, 1843
Arrival date: 12th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 329 (166)
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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maureen sharpe on 10th January, 2015 wrote:

Stationed at Fingal, later Port Arthur for larceny of 5 Pounds. Ticket of Leave 1857, conditional pardon 1858 free 1863. Married Margaret Maginnis in 1847. Died in Melbourne.

Convict Changes History

maureen sharpe on 10th January, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 16th May, 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 20th May, 1900 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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