Personal Details

Name: TOWNSEND, Joseph
Convict Number(s): 2777
Year of Birth: 1831
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Sea Park
Ship Arrival Year: 1854

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 05/04/1854

Conditional Pardon

Date: 07/04/1855

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Clerk
Literacy: Literate
Place of Conviction: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England.
Details of Crime: Forging Orders of Payment. Noted No Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 10 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Australind, Blackwood River, Perth.
Employment Types: General Servant, Farm Servant, Shepherd, Handyman, Cart Builder, Hay Cutting, Digging Potatoes.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Mentioned in Marshall Waller CLIFTON Journals. Employed by CLIFTON from 21/05/1856 as a Farm Servant. TOWNSEND also helped catch Bushrangers who had passed nearby. Married Eliza PIERCE at Perth in 1860. Employed a Ticket of Leave Boat Maker in Perth, 1864. Employed 2 Ticket of Leave Labourers at Blackwood River in 1870 and 1874. Went to London, England on 05/01/1878. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Refer to Harvey History Online Website for Convict Biography by Irma WALTER.