|Age when admitted:||5yrs|
|Date admitted:||2 Mar 1861|
|Date discharged:||29 Dec 1866|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||Henry Boyes, New Town|
|Remarks:||absconded from Boyes 2 Jun 1870|
|References:||SWD26/2, 32/1, POL709|
Joseph was the ilegitimate son of Jean (aka Jane) Smith who arrived as a convict onboard the Atwick. She married James Bennett in 1840 at Bothwell She never reclaimed her son.