Personal Details

Name: BUSWELL, Joseph
Convict Number(s): 3223
Year of Birth: 1817
Date of Death: 27/12/1891
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Stag
Ship Arrival Year: 1855

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 18/06/1855

Conditional Pardon

Date: 13/08/1859

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children: 3
Occupation: Master Sweep
Literacy: Illiterate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Oxford, England
Details of Crime: Burglary. Sentenced to 20 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Wellington.
Employment Types: Chimney Sweep, Fisherman, Boarding House Proprietor.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Made application on 4/10/1855, for wife Eliza ( nee STANTON ) and 3 children to come to Australia, however this did not eventuate. Subsequently married Eliza CROSS on 14/10/1858 in Bunbury, WA. Refer Inquirer 29 September 1880 & Police Gazette April 1884. Refer summary of Joseph BUSWELL'S life by going to our Home Page and selecting " View Biographies "