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Joseph Wyman

Joseph Wyman, one of 210 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 11 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Wyman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 7th March, 1843
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 11th March, 1837
Arrival date: 16th July, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 210 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 4
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 27th January, 2017 wrote:

28/7/1836 Cheltenham Chronicle Gloucestershire, England:
On the 15th inst. Joseph Wyman, P. B. Purnell, Esq. and W. d.d. charged with stealing a quantity of woollen yarn, the property of Messrs.S. and W. Long.

Joseph was married with 5 children, wife Jane.

7/3/1842: Joseph died in the service of William Chapman of an “Abscess on the lung”.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th March, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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